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    Form Calculations widget with Matrix fields - Is it possible?

    Asked by twphotog on March 26, 2015 at 04:32 PM

    I would like to create conditional calculations on the order form below but can't figure out how to make it work - any suggestions?

    My goal is to calculate the total based on the items selected by the client on the form.  When I try to use the calculations widget, I don't see how to make this happen and I don't see the option in the conditions options. I went ahead and added text boxes listing the price of each item but I'm not sure this was the correct approach.




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    Answered by BDAVID on March 26, 2015 at 06:26 PM

    As instructed in this guide: http://www.jotform.com/help/259-How-to-perform-calculation-in-the-form, the calculation widget can be used only in the following fields:

    1. Radio Button

    2. Checkbox

    3. TextBox

    4. Dropdown

    5. Text Area

    It would not work in the matrix fields you have added. My suggestion would be to use a payment integration such as  Purchase Order. Please review this guides to help you accomplish what you need:

    1) http://www.jotform.com/help/225-How-to-add-options-to-Payment-Forms

    2) http://www.jotform.com/help/264-Create-Sub-Products-Based-on-a-Product-Option

    3) http://www.jotform.com/help/296-How-to-Add-Tax-to-Your-Payment-Form

    Let us know if you need anything else, we will be glad to assist you.