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Getting custom Paypal amount from calculated valueAsked by orymca on June 10, 2015 at 05:45 PM
In most of my forms I calculate my payment amounts into a hidden field, then tell the Paypal widget to pull the custom amount from that hidden field. Looks like this during Paypal integration:
Here's the problem. The "Get amount from" option doesn't always show up for me, and I can't figure out why. Here's what I see sometimes when I try to do my regular Paypal integration (whether the donation box is checked or not):
Any hints? Thanks in advance!
If there is no calculation field in the form, there will not be a field to get the value from. The option will not be displayed.
Here it is without a calculation widget in the form:
And here it is with one:
If you have any further questions, let us know and we will be happy to help.
Follow-up question here:
I now have a form with a calculation field that will not tell my PayPal widget the amount to charge. Here's one of the calculations:
Here's what I see when I try to link my calculation field to my widget:
Any tips? Thanks in advance for your help!
The value needs to be captured from a calculation widget:
It is not possible to pass a conditionally updated or calculated value. An actual calculation widget needs to be used.