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How can I categorize numeric fields?Asked by mamoros on August 18, 2016 at 09:54 PM
How can I specify that a number field is a percentage or currency with the appropriate symbol, such as the percent sign, dollar sign, pound sterling sign, etc?
Are you trying to perform a calculation on the numeric field and append a currency symbol?
If yes, you can do that in the form calculation wizard. Here's a guide: http://www.jotform.com/help/259-How-to-perform-calculation-in-the-form
By the way, since symbols are not allowed on the numeric field, I suggest using a regular textbox field instead.
If I have misunderstood your question, kindly provide more details on what you're trying to achieve. Thanks!
Hello Elton - I have used the "Calculation" widget to perform the
mathematical functions, so I'm good with that. I would like to show on
the form that the number refers to dollars or percent. How can I do that?
For example, I have a numeric field for annual income in which I
multiply the monthly income * 12. How do I show that number is
referring to currency?
Another example is percent. I have a field to indicate the COLA (cost
of living adjustment) percentage. I have used whole numbers for these
fields, but there is nothing to indicate that it's a percentage. For
example, to indicate a 2% COLA, I have entered 2. Should I enter .02?
How will it be identified as a percentage?
Thank you for your help!
You can add dollar sign or percentage sign inside of your calculation filed before or after calculation.
Hope this will help. Let us know if you need further assistance.