How to have PayPal payment processing tool capture the price based on selections on form

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    Asked on March 31, 2015 at 10:13 AM

    There's no such widget for service businesses?????


    I sell cleaning services.  There's no fixed pricing for cleaning services people.

    I've poured HOURS into learning about creating a Jotform. I've poured HOURS into building a form.  Then I get to setting up the PayPal widget & it can't handle taking a total price determined by the form & charging the customer that amount?

    The whole point of the Jotform is to determine the price & then charge the amount to the person who wants the service.

    Jotform can't do this?????



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    Answered on March 31, 2015 at 12:07 PM

    If I understood you correctly you would like to process the items on your jotform and then just send the total amount to your PayPal processing tool to make a charge.

    If so then, yes, that would be possible.

    I would only like to advise that before posting the thread as you did above to contact us about it and we would be happy to assist you, check out or forum that is full of various samples of the same or take a look at our guides.

    We are always happy to assist and help you find the solution to your issue and to guide you through the needed steps, but we are also people and as such we really do appreciate if you ask your questions without attacking anyone in any form or language - there is no real need for that.

    I do understand that you are probably frustrated with having a great form that you built by yourself and though that it would be a very simple thing to finish it up just to find it "not being possible" and I am glad that I got this thread as I will do my best to help you go pass your frustration and make that amazing jotform you were after.

    From what I understood all you need are a few simple steps - all explained here: How to pass a calculation to a payment field

    If you take a look at it and it seems overwhelming or if you have some issues along the way, we are here for you and everyone else using JotForm Builder - the easiest form builder - so just let us know and we would be happy to assist :)

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    Answered on March 31, 2015 at 12:24 PM

    You are right about my behavior.

    I'm sorry.

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    Answered on March 31, 2015 at 01:22 PM

    Thank you, we appreciate it and please do let us know if you have any questions or need any assistance with the steps above and we would be happy to assist.