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    Asked by paulalexanderbreen on December 21, 2013 at 06:23 AM


    i want to build a calcul;ator into a form, I'm sure i saw the field in power tools in the past. Where is it now?





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    Answered by abajan on December 21, 2013 at 07:22 AM

    Hi Paul,

    Our Power Tools menu has been replaced with Widgets. Type calculator into the search box and widgets associated with that functionality will be displayed, as follows:

    After inserting the Calculator widget, you will probably need to increase its height:

    If you wish further help with this or anything else JotForm related, please let us know.


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    Answered by paulalexanderbreen on December 21, 2013 at 07:38 AM


    I'm sorry i didnt explain myself properly and posted another question, it isnt a calculator i wanted. I wanted to do a calculation in the background



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    Answered by Cesar on December 21, 2013 at 12:00 PM

    You can use the calculated fields to perform calculations in your form. What you need to do is add a calulation field function on the field you want a result on.

    You can find this option by clicking on the gear icon on the selected field and selecting calculation field.



    On my example I will be adding the first 2 fields:


    As you can see on my form, inserting numbers on the value fields yields a sum on the total field.

    Example Form: https://secure.jotform.co/form/33545264985869

    Kindly let us know if you need further support. Thank you.