How to use Calculate Field option?

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    shlichimna
    Asked on November 20, 2013 at 09:53 AM

    I am building a reimbursment form for an event I am holding an I want all amounts entered to sum up to one field at bottom of page. I couldn't figureout how to do this.

     

    Thanks!

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    Welvin
    Answered on November 20, 2013 at 10:13 AM

    Hi,

    Good day! This is now possible with our newly released Field Calculation feature. Please follow the steps below:

    1. Click on the field you want to "show" the total calculation, click "Settings" icon.

    2. Find and Click "Calculate Fields" button

    3. This will open up the calculation wizard, just simply click on each "form fields" at the right side. So, if you want to add  form field number entries, just simple make it so 

    [{item1}+{item2}]

    or

    [{item1}+{item2}+{item3}+{item4}+{item5}]

    You should surround the formula using square brackets. You can also add texts before or after the formula. See screenshot:

     

    If you require further assistance, please let us know.

    Thanks

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    shlichimna
    Answered on November 20, 2013 at 04:06 PM

    I saw this but it just doesn't do anything in my form.

    Please look at http://jotform.us/form/33167603583153 

    I am trying to total all amounts and it doesn't display anything at all

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    Jeanette
    Answered on November 20, 2013 at 06:21 PM

    The calculations feature is not yet fully released. You can subscribe to our newsletter on JotForm Weekly Updates, so you'll get to know when the feature gets ready

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    shlichimna
    Answered on November 20, 2013 at 08:27 PM

    Is there a way to display all amounts that are entered in to fields to be displayed as following at the bottom of the form? the 'client' will do the calculation himself.

    ***Please sum all your receipts: {amount1}+{amount2}+{amount3}+{amount4}=***

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    pinoytech
    Answered on November 20, 2013 at 10:26 PM

    @sclichimna

    Is there a way to display all amounts that are entered in to fields to be displayed as following at the bottom of the form? the 'client' will do the calculation himself.

    - Yes, that is possible! In order to achieve that, here's how:

    To see how it works, please take a look at this clone form: http://www.jotformpro.com/form/33238174698970

    Feel free to contact us again if you need further assistance.

    Thank you!

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    shlichimna
    Answered on November 21, 2013 at 05:35 PM

    Working Great!!! Thanx!

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    pinoytech
    Answered on November 21, 2013 at 07:02 PM

    It's my pleasure! If you need our assistance again, please don't hesitate to contact us at anytime.

    Have a nice day!

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    Aziza 
    Answered on November 25, 2014 at 09:23 PM

    There is no "Calculate Field" option on the settings dropdown menu on any of the standard form fields
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    ashwin_d
    Answered on November 26, 2014 at 12:30 AM

    Hello Aziza,

    This is a very old thread. I have moved your question to a new thread and you will be answered here : http://www.jotform.com/answers/464992 

    Thank you!