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    Calculation doesn't change if I add 2 or more items. Why?

    Asked by htproz on October 21, 2014 at 08:54 PM

    If I choose a service, how many appears. However, if I choose 2 or more items from the drop down list it does not double or triple the calculation. It always stay at the actual price. How can I make the calculator calculate each item and show the total in the form?

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    Answered by ashwin_d on October 22, 2014 at 01:07 AM

    Hello htproz,

    Do you mean to say that when you select "How many" form the drop down, it does not change the "Installation Cost"?

    I did test your form and it seems to be working as expected. When I changed the value of "How many", it does change value of the calculation field. Please check the screenshot below:

    You have added condition in your form and in only two cases you are displaying the calculation field i.e. "Custom Built Home Theater" and "Program Universal Remote". In both the cases, the calculation seems to work just fine.

    Have you embedded you form in your web page where the calculation is not working? Do get back to us with the web page URL and we will take a look.

    We will wait for your response.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by htproz on October 22, 2014 at 01:53 AM

    Thank you Ashwin, After trying and trying I finally got those two fields working. I wish It would show default price of item instead of $0.00. How can I achieve this for all items including check box fields?

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    Answered by htproz on October 22, 2014 at 01:55 AM

    Instead of total I would put Cost of item and it should show default price before calculations

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    Answered by htproz on October 22, 2014 at 01:59 AM

    It would also be great if form would show a complete summary of all selected items and their cost so customers can review all items and make any changes before submitting.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on October 22, 2014 at 03:39 AM

    Hello htproz,

    I am not sure if I have understood your requirement correctly.

    I would suggest you to explain your calculation requirement in details and we will surely help you. Do let us know the services wise default price and how the calculation needs to be done for the rest of the items as well.

    We will wait for your response.

    Thank you!