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    Is there a way to calculate a percentage and forward calculated amount to PayPal

    Asked by olubayo on November 04, 2014 at 03:56 PM

    and that percentage fee be send on to paypal. i sort of got a setup using jotform but cannot figure how to input calculation formula to get a total.

    Ex. customer input $700,

    the fee is 5% (by pushing button it does it behind the scene),

    Then the calculated number appears in the total cost of ad section.

    That amount is sent to a review page and or goes directly to pay.

     

    this is the layout I made ... needs computations ... Can this be accomplished with JotForm.

    Thank You, Dee

    percentage calculation paypal form
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_T on November 04, 2014 at 05:31 PM

    Thank you for contacting us.

    We can do our percentage calculation with a Form Calculation widget field, and then forward the calculated total into PayPal custom amount field.

    How to pass a calculation to a payment field

    Here is a quick video example:

    http://screencast.com/t/ArK9TsSpN

    If you would like to also hide the PayPal amount field, this can be done with injected CSS.

    Please feel free to contact us if you need any further assistance.