How to Perform Calculations Using a Widget

February 18, 2024

Aside from Conditional Logic, you can also use the Form Calculation widget to perform calculations on your forms.

To perform calculations

  1. In the Form Builder, select Add Form Element in the upper-left corner.
The Add Form Elements button in Jotform Form Builder
  1. In the left pane, go to Widgets at the top.
  2. Search and select Form Calculation.
Arrow guides to a Form Calculation widget in Jotform Form Builder
  1. Use the editor on the right to build your formula.
    Note: To open the formula editor, select the Form Calculation widget’s wand icon.
  2. Once you’re done, select Save at the bottom.
The Form Calculation widget's formula editor in Jotform Form Builder

Did you know?

You can use radio buttons, dropdowns, and checkboxes in calculations. To learn more, see Assigning Calculation Values.

Select items in the formula editor to switch their value to numeric or string. To view available math functions, select the functions icon.

The Form Calculation widget's function icon in Jotform Form Builder

See also: How to Insert Text or Calculation Into a Field Conditionally.

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