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    Calculation using the Slider widget

    Asked by una1 on January 11, 2016 at 07:23 AM
    hi i have a form that i want to use slider widget that will calculate the amount payable ..by a fixed amount multiply by 1% then by how many days

    http://www.jotform.com//?formID=53483780980466

    fixed amount then slider widget amount
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    Answered by anurupa on January 11, 2016 at 09:55 AM

    Can you write it in an equation form ? This is not very understandable.

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    Answered by Charlie on January 11, 2016 at 12:41 PM

    If you are using the widget "Slider with calculated result", you need to setup the sliders properly.

    In your case, this is the formula you have indicated:

    (pow(#1, #2) + #3) / #4

    However, if you checked your slider widget, you only have 1 slider defined with should represent "#1". #2, #3 and #4 will not have anything to reference because you don't have any other sliders stated on the widget.

     

     

    I cloned your form for testing purposes, here's a screenshot of the output:

     

    My "Sliders with calculated result" widget is setup like this:

    1. I have defined two sliders in my "Configuration" setting.

    2. My calculation would work like this:

     

     

     

    Another thing that you can use is the form calculation widget which can be associated with simple or default form fields: http://www.jotform.com/help/259-How-to-perform-calculation-in-the-form 

     

    Let us know if you need more help on this.