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    Add Dollar Sign to Calculation

    Asked by political on August 27, 2014 at 04:04 PM

    How do I add dollar sign to total?

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    http://form.jotform.us/form/42319202042137

    dollar sign
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by steve on August 27, 2014 at 05:44 PM

    Hello-

    This can be added directly to the Update a field calculation:

    Which gives:

    You can also add commas as thousands separators, if you like:

    - first click the "..." to access extra functions.

    - The click the comma separator function:

    That will display:

    This would have to be updated for each condition, which is a bit tedious. Unfortunately I don't see a way to do it faster since they're all different.

    - You also probably want to enforce displaying 2 decimal places. This can be done via the advanced settings:

    - one last note. Oftentimes users make calculated fields like Total Cost Read only, since they don't intend users to update them:

    Please let us know if you have any questions, or need help setting this up.

    Kind Regards

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    Answered by jmagana on April 22, 2016 at 01:58 PM

    I tried to do as directed it as shown with the $ as the first entry, but it doesn't work
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    Answered by Ben on April 22, 2016 at 04:03 PM

    Since this is an old thread, I have moved your post to a new thread here: https://www.jotform.com/answers/824693 where we will be assisting you shortly.