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Video instructions and help with filling out and completing What 8850 Form Totaling

Instructions and Help about What 8850 Form Totaling

Hey everybody, lately we've been having a lot of support requests on the topic of calculating form fields. So, we wanted to put together a quick video highlighting and walking you through how to set up a calculating field. Here I have my completed order form. You can see that when a user selects the shirt size, the price in the total field automatically changes. Additionally, when a user selects a quantity, the price changes accordingly as well. We have accomplished this by setting up a calculation on the actual total field. This calculation pulls in the value of the selected shirt size and multiplies that value by the quantity. This way, we arrive at our total price. Now, let's take a look inside the Builder and see how we set this up. Before we get into the actual calculation, you first need to understand how we've tied option values to our t-shirt field labels. If we jump into edit mode for a t-shirt field and click over to the option tab, we see our option labels: small, medium, large, and extra-large. These are the actual values that people will select on the form. Then, we see option values just to the right. These are associated values with each of our labels. These option values are for the purpose of associating a dollar value with each product on our list. This dollar value is what gets pulled into the calculation on our total field. It's important to mention that adding this dollar value to the option label won't affect the actual calculation. This value is there just so that the person filling out the form can see the price. Now, let's take a look at our actual calculation on our total field. We've jumped into the edit menu on our total field and...