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Help needed with formula in report. Was Help with code needed!

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I am trying to figure out some code for a report issue;

I have an employee who has a incentive scheme.

I have a report showing various income amounts and in the report footer I vae totals for these feilds =sum([XXX]) these work fine.
I also have in the detail feild Overall text boxes for the three feilds concerned
I then have in the report footer =[xx]+[xx]+[xx] which give me a grand total for the report also works fine.

I now need to have a more complex formula which alows for;

if the grand total is greater than 8333 then subtract from the grand total 8333 then divide the new total by 2
I have this formula in excel and it is written =if(total>8333,total-8333)/2

Any help with this will be greatly appreciated!

Bob
Aug 8 '07 #1
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missinglinq
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Aug 9 '07 #2

missinglinq
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If the grand total is not greater than 8333, what are you going to do with control?

Something like this:

= IIf(Me.total > 8333, (total - 8333) / 2, "N/A")

will do the math if the total is over 8333, and place "N/A" in the control if if the total is not over 8333.

Linq ;0)>
Aug 9 '07 #3

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If the grand total is not greater than 8333, what are you going to do with control?

Linq ;0)>
will leave at 0 or leave blank
Aug 9 '07 #4

missinglinq
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O.K. this should do:

= IIf(Me.total > 8333, (total - 8333) / 2, 0)

Linq ;0)>
Aug 9 '07 #5

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If the grand total is not greater than 8333, what are you going to do with control?

Something like this:

= IIf(Me.total > 8333, (total - 8333) / 2, "N/A")

will do the math if the total is over 8333, and place "N/A" in the control if if the total is not over 8333.

Linq ;0)>
Tried this thanks but I am being asked to enter a Parameter value for Me.total?
Aug 9 '07 #6

missinglinq
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I'm sorry, that was the name I used in checking the code. Replace Me.Total with your total, if that's the actual name you're using.

= IIf(total > 8333, (total - 8333) / 2, 0)

Linq
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Aug 9 '07 #7

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I'm sorry, that was the name I used in checking the code. Replace Me.Total with your total, if that's the actual name you're using.

= IIf(total > 8333, (total - 8333) / 2, 0)

Linq
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Ah-Ha!

Could you help me with something else please?

On my form I have a:

Purchase Amount Purchase Commision Commission Amount
Refinance Amount Refinance Commission
Top Up Amount Top Up Commission

Where I enter the amount, I then tick the appropriate commision amount and the Purchase, Refinance or Top Up Commission amount are calculated to those areas automatically.

I now have the problem that when I go to Reports, i insert a text box in the detail area and associate with the form Purchase, Refianance or top up for a control source but when I preview the report that area is blank on the report.
Do I have a setting problem is is it not possible to report on calculated totals?

Regards,

Bob
Aug 9 '07 #8

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