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    Set a capped number on Paypal purchase

    Asked by worldchamps2017 on October 03, 2016 at 04:01 PM

    Hi we are running an event where the entries are capped.  Is there anyway in the Paypal set up that it can be set that once say 30 entries have been purchased a message comes up say sold out?


    Many thanks


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on October 03, 2016 at 10:16 PM

    It's not possible to set an inventory in the Paypal Integration. A workaround would be to do the following:

    1. Use our inventory widget to setup the Paypal Items: https://widgets.jotform.com/widget/inventory.

    2. Each item has to be calculated using our calculation widget. For example, Item A multiplied by its price as 10 in the equation:


    3. Add another widget at the end to sum up all the calculations for each item:


    4. Pass the Grand Total to the Paypal field for payment: https://www.jotform.com/help/275-How-to-pass-a-calculation-to-a-payment-field.


    Here's a test form for better viewing of the entire setup https://form.jotform.com/62767962016968

    Let us know if you need help with it.