How to show a summary of the products ordered by the user?

You can use the SUMMARY function to show the list of products selected by the user so that they can review it before placing their order. If you want to record this order summary in Google Forms, you can use the TEXTSUMMARY function.

You can use the SUMMARY function to show the list of products selected by the user so that they can review it before placing their order. If you want to record this order summary in Google Forms, you can use the TEXTSUMMARY function.

How to show a summary of the products ordered by the user?

Step 1: Click on Add title and description TT option in Google Forms and add the title as shown below.
Step 2: Click on the Addon icon > Select Neartail > Select Customize this form > Click on the Proceed button.
In the Neartail customize interface, click on the ⚙️icon next to the empty description.

Use SUMMARY function to show the list of products ordered by the user

You can use the SUMMARY function to show the order summary to the users. The syntax for the SUMMARY function is:

SUMMARY(currency)
where

  • currency - identifier to find the price in the description/answer choices. The currency can be a symbol or text, but it has to exactly match the format used in the description/answer choices.

Note: The summary function returns a html. So it must be used in the description as a string literal. Any function that you write in the description must be written between ${ ... }

If the currency used in the form is $, then the summary formula would be ${SUMMARY("$")}
If the currency used in the form is €, then the summary formula would be ${SUMMARY("€")}
If the currency used in the form is ₹, then the summary formula would be ${SUMMARY("₹")}
Similarly, you can write the summary formula for any currency.

Step 3: Enter the ${SUMMARY("$")} formula in the description as shown below.
The summary of products ordered by the user will be displayed as shown below. This will enable users to review their order before submitting it for processing.

How to show an order summary and record it in Google Forms?

Step 1: Add a paragraph question for order summary in Google Forms.
Step 2: Click on the Addon icon > Select Neartail > Select Customize this form > Click on the Proceed button.
In the Neartail customize interface, click on the ⚙️icon next to the paragraph question for order summary.
Step 3: Field settings screen will be displayed. Select the "Answer" tab and write the formula to show the order summary.

Use TEXTSUMMARY function to show the order summary and also record it in Google Forms

You can use the TEXTSUMMARY function to show the order summary. Unlike the SUMMARY function, this returns the summary as text. The syntax for the TEXTSUMMARY function is:

TEXTSUMMARY(currency)
where

  • currency - identifier to find the price in the description/answer choices. The currency can be a symbol or text, but it has to exactly match the format used in the description/answer choices.

If the currency used in the form is $, then the summary formula would be TEXTSUMMARY("$")
If the currency used in the form is €, then the summary formula would beTEXTSUMMARY("€")
If the currency used in the form is ₹, then the summary formula would be TEXTSUMMARY("₹")
Similarly, you can write the summary formula for any currency.

Step 4: Write the TEXTSUMMARY function in the Calculate option as shown below.
The summary of products ordered by the user will be displayed as shown below. This summary will also be recorded in Google Forms when users submit the form.