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    How to count the actual number of participants based on the quantity field of payPal question?

    Asked by gncjlim on July 08, 2015 at 10:51 AM

    The form limit only record the number of people who register but does not have the actual number of participants.  Example one person will buy 10 tickets but the form limit will reflect 1 limit.

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    Answered by ashwin_d on July 08, 2015 at 12:36 PM

    Hello gncjlim,

    In that case you will have to take a different approach but it is possible to achieve your requirement. . Here are the steps you should follow:

    #1. Instead of displaying the event with the quantity options in the PayPal question, you can add the event "Evening Gala"  in a dropdown box question with the quantity.

    #2. Set the calculation value for each of the dropdown quantity.

    #3. Add a "Form Calculation" widget in your form to calculate the total amount based on the quantity selection form the dropdown.

    #4. Add PayPal payment question in your form and set it to read the amount from the calculation widget. The following guide should help you how to pass calculation to PayPal payment question:  http://www.jotform.com/help/275-How-to-pass-a-calculation-to-a-payment-field  

    Please check the screenshot below for all the steps:


    With the above steps, you will be able to find out the total number of participants. Please take a look at the following cloned form and see if this works for you:  http://form.jotformpro.com/form/51884605283966? 

    Feel free to clone this form for a closer look. The following guide should help you in form cloning:  http://www.jotform.com/help/42-How-to-Clone-an-Existing-Form-from-a-URL 

    Hope this helps.

    Do get back to us if you have any questions.

    Thank you!