If your workflow includes a Formula or calculation, you may want to be able to show the results of that Formula to people using your workflow.

While the most common use of our Formulas tool (found under the Power-Ups tab on each Workflow page) is to calculate permit or license fees automatically and have that information populate a Payment Step, it's not uncommon for other calculations to be important for your applicants or admins.

Governments use formulas on ClearForms to calculate:

  • Employee evaluation scores

  • Total square footage (added up from multiple input fields)

  • Percolation rate of water

  • And many more

To display the results of your formulas in Step or Section instructions you may use the @ sign which will pull up a list of available formulas for that workflow.

Here's a video to show you how to add formulas to step or section instructions:

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