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Nintex Forms and Javascript - Calculated field

Question asked by leif.frederiksen on Apr 29, 2016
Latest reply on Apr 4, 2017 by chaitra.b.c



I have a problem that is driving me crazy.


The scenario is, that I have a calculated field, that I want to do something with in Javascript when the form loads.


So I have some Javascript like this:



     var element = NWF$("#" + varCalculatedField);

     element.change(function() {

       console.log("element changed - value is " + element.val());




For a more "normal" control than the calculated field, this would result in the message being written to the console.


However, for the calculated field, the ".change" event never fires, so I do not get my message.


I tried to catch it another way (very bad, but just to see it work). I basically just wait half a second from the ".ready" event on the form itself, and then run my business logic (writing to console...). This works, but of course is not a very good way to do it.



     var element = NWF$("#" + varCalculatedField);

     setTimeout(function() {

         console.log("element value is " + element.val());




Question: What event should i listen to and respond to to make this really work?