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    I can't get my total calculation to work

    Asked by FurbabyFURtography on September 10, 2016 at 11:27 PM

    I am about to lose my mind...   I need assistance please...


    As my customers select the items they want, I have an item count going for them...  but in the final page I have the totals going....   I can't get them to work, they WERE working, but when I moved them, they stopped again...   Can I have someone take a look at my page and tell me what I could be doing wrong?

    Items:  Cost of the items (multiple items totaled together)

    Tax: Items x 0.07 to get tax amount

    Subtotal: Items & Tax added together

    S+H: Total I am charging for that ($4.00)

    GRAND TOTAL: Subtotal & S&H added together.



    SOOOOO.... what am I not figuring out?  Thanks in advance for any assistance!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on September 11, 2016 at 09:08 AM

    Please try removing the dollar sign in the equation. That is not recommended as it will affect the calculation result. Moreover, I unchecked the option "Wait for input before including the field in calculation." from the calculation widget. This is only useful for non-hidden fields. Let us know the suggestion works or not. 

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    Answered by FurbabyFURtography on September 11, 2016 at 11:13 AM

    Awesome, that worked...  I didn't realize there were "advanced options" within that wizard (DOH).   Thank you

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on September 11, 2016 at 11:40 AM

    That's great and you're welcome! Please contact us again if we can help in any way.