Last Updated: July 15, 2021


This element lets you provide a short label or description in your form. It also becomes associated with Text Field when you allow the Has Lookup function which calls the Formula Builder. You can use the Formula Builder to set up some calculations on your Form.

To set up the Formula Builder using Label and Text Field Elements, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Before we proceed with the Formula Builder, the first thing we have to do is to add at least two columns.
Step 2: Drag a text field element for both columns.
Step 3: Configure both Text Fields:

You can try using these Sample Column Configurations for this step:

Column 1: Text Field
Place Holder: Value1
Input type: Number

Column 2: Text Field
Place Holder: Value2
Input type: Number

Sample Text Field Configuration

Step 4:Set the Input Type as Number.
Step 5: After configuring the first two columns, the next thing you have to do is to add another column and drag a Label element inside. Let us set the place holder of this column as Total.
Step 6: Activate the Has Lookup function and the Formula Builder will appear.

Formula Builder appears after toggling Has Lookup function

For the Formula Builder part, we need to have at least two expressions which will call the data of the columns upon filling-up in the form.

Step 7: Once the Formula Builder appears, click the (+) plus sign to add another expression.
Step 8: Then select the operator (Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide) you want to use to determine how to get the total of the columns.

You can try using this Sample Formula Builder Configuration for this step:

Expression 1: Value 1
Operator: Subtract (-)
Expression 2: Value 2

Step 9: Save the configuration you made once done, and try to see its desktop preview to test out how this actually works.

In this example, the value we enter for Value 1 = 500, and the value we enter for Value 2 = 300. Upon filling-up these fields, the system will automatically compute its total, and the output will be shown in the Total field.

ⓘ NOTE: Aside from the Text Field element, you can also configure the Formula Builder using the Dropdown and Radio Button elements. To learn more about it, click here.

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