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    Can the form do calculations in certain increments?

    Asked by Daphne K.  on August 19, 2014 at 10:46 AM

    I have a form (using PayPal Pro as my payment module) where it calculates the total amount based on number of hours.

    For example, if I am creating a form where the rate is $55/hour, and someone wants to purchase 3.75 hours. So upon submission, the info that should go to PayPal is that $206.25 for that 3.75 hours.

    3.75 x $55.00 = $206.25

    Can JotForm handle calculations in such increments (0.25, 0.50, 0.75)? I did a test, and it looks it's only doing the calculations based on whole numbers. Hopefully the attached screenshot will help.

    Hopefully this question makes sense.

    Thanks,
    Daphne K.

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    calculations JotForm purchase thanks
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by david on August 19, 2014 at 12:21 PM

    Hi,

    Yes, you could make something using a custom calculation widget and then pass the value to your payment field:

    http://www.jotform.com/help/275-How-to-pass-a-calculation-to-a-payment-field

    Here is a small demo form I made to show you what I am talking about:

    http://form.jotformpro.com/form/42304418130946?

    You can clone it to see the specific settings and such by following this guide:

    http://www.jotform.com/help/42-How-to-Clone-an-Existing-Form-from-a-URL

    Please let us know if you have any further questions and we will be happy to help.

    Thank you for using JotForm!