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    can I have a calculated field in jotforms such as total=qty * price which would be inputed

    Asked by billylevine2003gmailcom on August 29, 2013 at 08:02 AM
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    Answered by guilledutra on August 29, 2013 at 08:46 AM

    Hi,

    you can have a total field which calculates price X quantity using JotForm payment tools, you can add products, set the prices and show the calculated total. Check this example using the "Purchase Order" payment tool.(you can achieve the same with other payment tools)

    http://form.jotform.co/form/32403518260849

    Please check this user guides:

    https://www.jotform.com/help/165-Setting-Up-Your-First-Order-Form

    https://www.jotform.com/help/49-Order-Form-Types

    Hope it helps

    please let us know if you need further assistance

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    Answered by billylevine2003gmailcom on August 29, 2013 at 04:53 PM
    thank almost there but I want to input price since I am using it as a
    purchase order form
    for a line item
    Input qty
    input desc
    input price
    calcultate total
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    Answered by jonathan on August 29, 2013 at 07:52 PM

    @  billylevine2003gmailcom

    Hi,

    You can do this using the options in the payment tool.

    Please review this guide How-To-Add-Options-In-The-Payment-Form

    By "calculate total", I think you were referring to "sub-total".

     

    Hope this help. Inform us you need further assistance.

    Thanks.

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    Answered by billylevine2003gmailcom on September 05, 2013 at 09:13 AM
    I do not seem to be able to get what I want out of thi. I need a purchase
    order form
    (see link http://form.jotformpro.com/form/32332894626964)
    where I input the description, qty, and price and the total is calculated
    as qty * price
    In every example from above emails the line item has a predefined
    description and price. Can I input the price, qty, and line item and
    calculate the total?
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    Answered by jonathan on September 05, 2013 at 10:09 AM

    Hi,

    The only fields that have calculation functions are those in the Payment tools. Using the form builder only, you can use the Purchase Order tool that calculates total.

    You can modify/customize the Purchase Order tool using this guide How-To-Add-Options-In-The-Payment-Form

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    You will need to use the form's source code to be able to have computed calculation between textbox fields in the form. Similar to this demo form.

     

    Thanks.