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    How to calculete matrix fields

    Asked by javonclark on July 24, 2015 at 02:42 PM
    For reporting purposes, is there a way to calculate hours entered automatically?
    Also, Is there a way to attach a required electronic signature to the form?
    Thanks again!
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by BJoanna on July 24, 2015 at 03:05 PM

    Yes it is possible to calculate hours that are entered inside of matrix field.

    You would need to add Form Calculation widget inside of your form to perform calculation.  

    http://www.jotform.com/help/259-How-to-perform-calculation-in-the-form 

    Then you need to add matrix field inside of calculation widget. 

    Then select which fields you want to calculate. When you select fields click on Insert button.

    Then you need to add "+" sign between selected fields.

     

    Here is my demo form were I added all hour fields form first two columns.

    http://form.jotformpro.com/form/52045964573966? 

    Considering signature you can add one of the following signature widgets:

    E-Signature 

    Smooth Signature

    Hope this will help. Let us know if you need further assistance.  

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    Answered by javonclark on July 24, 2015 at 04:09 PM
    It worked when I total Activity and Training Hours. When I added a new calculation to total the number of contacts separately it stopped working. Is this feature possible?
    http://www.jotform.us/form/52035672056149
    Ja’Von Clark
    Youth Programs Coordinator
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership
    Lawrence County Social Services, Inc.
    Po Box 189
    241 West Grant Street
    New Castle, PA 16103
    Office: (724) 658.7258 ext. 1516
    Cell: (724) 944.2895
    Fax: (724) 658.7664
    [cid:962B231E-0048-45AB-B33F-575DCE3842AD] [cid:807C081C-0062-4C14-9AAD-E54CF06A6E81] [cid:F5A9F34B-661D-4933-92EB-DB8C62F09C96]
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    Answered by BJoanna on July 24, 2015 at 04:33 PM

    I have cloned and inspected your form and I noticed that you did not add calculation inside of your second calculation field. It was empty. You should select which fields you want to calculate in that field as well.

    Here is my new demo form: http://form.jotformpro.com/form/52046563081956? 

    Fell free to clone it.

    Let us know if you need further assistance. 

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    Answered by javonclark on July 27, 2015 at 08:54 AM
    Thank you!
    I changed the “Number of Contacts” field to “Description of Activity” How can I expand the cells underneath this category to provide more room for data entry?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Charlie on July 27, 2015 at 09:58 AM

    @javonclark

    To better assist you, I have opened a separate thread for your follow up question. Please refer to this link instead: http://www.jotform.com/answers/620816. We will address it shortly.

    Thank you.