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    How to set the Form Calculation widget to output 2 decimal places?

    Asked by psllcom on September 15, 2016 at 03:10 PM

    Hello Almighty JotForm Wizard, 


    I'm trying to have a form calculation always have 2 decimal points. I figured out how to do this with conditional calculations, but not with this particular form calculator field as it is calculated by the fields values and not through the conditional calculations. 




    Field: Total Estimated Cost


    Note: Be sure to put a number in the Sqft field and check if the property is a rental or not. From there, you can select any options you want and calculations will appear. 

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Jim_R on September 15, 2016 at 06:26 PM

    Hey @psllcom - To make the Form Calculation widget output 2 decimal places, click the Total Estimated Cost field > then the wand-like icon > on the Form Calculation options, click Show Advanced Options > tick the Show empty decimal places checkbox > then Finish


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    Answered by psllcom on September 16, 2016 at 10:48 AM

    Wow. I looked everywhere for an additional options thing. I even checked under the .../more functions thing. 


    Thanks for your help. 

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on September 16, 2016 at 01:17 PM

    I've checked your form and can see that the decimal is already set. Please let us know if you require additional assistance.