How to recalculate fields after updating field in frm_after_create_entry hook

By: Chad Meinertz | Asked: 11/30/2022
ForumsCategory: Code HelpHow to recalculate fields after updating field in frm_after_create_entry hook
Chad Meinertz asked 1 year ago

I'm using the frm_after_create_entry hook to update a field in another form (https://formidableforms.com/knowledgebase/frm_after_create_entry/#kb-update-field-in-another-form-using-entry-id)

However this field is used in another field on the form entry I'm updating to calculate a value and it's not getting updated.

How do I ensure any calculated fields in the form entry getting updated are getting recalculated?

1 Answers
Bobby Clapp answered 1 year ago
What happens if you also add the frm_after_update_entry hook in that same line of code?
Chad Meinertz replied 1 year ago

nothing. Just the field I'm updating gets updated. None of the calculated fields are updated. If I go through the front end and edit the entry then the fields appear to be updated but if I don't hit the update button they don't actually get updated.

I have a view that shows the entry values and the calculated fields are still the old values.

Do have to update the calculated fields as well in my frm_after_create_entry hook code?

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