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How to concatenate texts with Calculation?Asked by tatacomms on November 23, 2016 at 03:23 PM
I'm using a formula to concatenate alphanumeric strings entered via form with text used inside the calculation (eg. if I ask a website and want the form to automatically add "www" then the calculation is www + field1 where field1 is where the user enters the website. however, on saving, the www shows as switched off automatically on every edit. How do I get it to stay on?
in my example, I'm making a utm generator that adds utm parameters to a url with url and parameters entered by user and standard utm identifier (eg. ?utm_campaign=) added in calculation.
You need to do 2 things to get this to work:
1. Since you're concatenating texts, you should omit the operators in between the fields.
2. Then you have to click on the actual field that has a black background so it's treated as a text.
Here's a short video showing those, along with the result: