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I seem to be unable to calculate a total from other numerical fields on my form.Asked by TerryGALA on February 23, 2014 at 02:53 PM
I have created a conference registration form that associates different dollar amounts to one or more registrants depending on whether or not they are single, coming as a couple, are members, etc.
I have a text box for each category and the text box has a default amount.
But when I try to add up the text boxes with the default amounts I get nothing.
It appears this may be due to the data being default values. The Calculation would work if the fields did not have values initially. I would suggest to use a purchase order payment tool so that would get the total value through there.
Nope, purchase order payment tool will not work. Why wont JotForm add up default values? For that matter, why can't the Calculation Wizard tool set the "default' value?
Thank you for the feedback.
I notice you are populating your default value with the calculation wizard.
I took a copy of your form and examined it, and you might be on to something - but I was not able to figure out what you were trying to work out - looks like you're working towards completing the form.
In any case:
Default values can be calculated, you just need to uncheck the feature shown below:
Default values, not from the calculation wizard as shown below.
Here's a demo form: http://jotformpro.com/form/40545114144949 - Just fill out the number of people.
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