How to create a calculator

Create a calculator

You can go to Dashboard > Cost Calculator and click the 'Create new' button in order to create a new calculator.

The calculator elements will appear only after setting the calculator name

Click '+' icon

The calculator elements will appear on the right. Begin adding desired elements to your new form.

Adding elements

There are two ways to add elements to the calculator

Click '+' icon

or just drag and drop an element into your form.

After adding a new element to your calculator, that element's settings will be provided to fill. Add all necessary data to the dragged element and save your work.

Add other elements to your calculator due to wish. As an example, you can check the built calculator below, there extra two elements are added: Checkbox and Range Button

Do not forget to add al least one total element to your calculator at the end to make your calculator works properly.

In this example above, it is shown to sum up all of the elements in the calculator. You can make different formulas here by adding available Fields and Operators via clicking on them.

Please create a correct formula in Total element paying attention to element field IDs, opening and closing paratheses in nested formulas in order not to face some wrong results in the calculation summary.

Editing and Deleting an element

If you want to change element settings, in the Calculator editor, click on the edit icon of the element you want to change.

and click the Save Settings button after setting all options you wanted.

To delete an element, just click on the Trash icon in order to remove the element.

More detailed information on each element is provided in the Calculator Elements section.

Preview Calculator

You can see how your Calculator looks anytime using the Preview button.

This button allows you to see your changes or additions before saving the form. It is really useful when you have a doubt adding your calculator form into the page directly so that you can check it before publishing.

The preview button works only after Saving the calculator. It is recommended to refresh the page when you cannot see preview results at once.

After saving, press the Preview button to check your work and you will see the popup board.

In Preview left side, there will be elements you added to the calculator. On the right side of the preview, you will see the values of each element relatively and the total description. The Total description will show the value due to your created formula.

Let's check how our sample calculator is working.

As you can see, the calculator is working correctly fine.

Created calculators can be inserted into the pages that you can review how to do it in Insert calculators into the page section.