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    Is it possible to add calculations to the Matrix field?

    Asked by BibleLeagueCanada on June 01, 2015 at 05:18 PM
    Is the answer to this question still the same? i.e. Is it still impossible to create a matrix with calculation values?
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_G on June 01, 2015 at 05:19 PM

    You can now add calculations on a Matrix field.

    Here's how:

    Suppose you already have your form designed like this: (Please see image below)


    You then Click the Conditions icon from the toolbar. 

    Then select the "Update a form field value" option and click Next.

    After that, you need to (Please see image below)

    After you click "Add Field"



    After clicking Insert, 

    You then, create your calculation. 

    Note: The matrix we created, as shown above, has four columns and it will have a default value of 1 to 4. If it has 5 columns then it will be 1 to 5.

    After saving you condition

    As for the result: 


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    Answered by BibleLeagueCanada on June 02, 2015 at 08:33 AM

    Thank you. Is it possible to edit the value of each column (e.g. instead of being 1-5, making it 4, 3, 2, 1, 0, etc)?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Charlie on June 02, 2015 at 09:37 AM


    Yes you can, just change the values on it like this:


    You can also have custom values, just specify the value in the columns option and enclosed it with "()", example: "Very Satisfied (4)". 

    Do let us know if you need more information on this.

    Thank you.

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    Answered by bb834 on June 08, 2015 at 05:58 PM

    Can you hide the calculation field so that the user doesn't see it, but the calculations are preserved for reporting?