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How to show sum total of specific field description in a text box in form

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Suppose I have a table of three fields ID; Seller Name & Daily Sale in Rupees.

There are many entries in a day. At the end of the week I want to see sum total of specific sellers' sales in a TextBox on a Form.
1 Week Ago #1
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ADezii
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  1. First, let's make a couple of assumptions:
    1. Table Name: tblSales
    2. Field Names:
      • [ID] - Primary Key {AUTONUMBER/Primary Key}
      • [SName] - Salesperson Name {TEXT}
      • [Sale] - Sale for the Day {CURRENCY} - in US Dollars
    3. Form Name: irrelevant
    4. TextBox Name for Salesperson - [txtName]
    5. Unbound TextBox on Form - txtSales
    6. Current Conversion Rate: 1 US Dollar ==> 61.06 rupees
    7. Control Source of txtSales:
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      1. =61.06*Nz(DSum("[Sale]","tblSales","[SName]='" & [txtName] & "'"),0) & " rupees"
  2. This will generate the Total Sales in rupees for the Current Salesperson on your Form.
  3. Criteria can be expanded for Date Range, etc.
1 Week Ago #2

NeoPa
Expert Mod 15k+
P: 31,530
Hi ADezii.

Were exchanging Rupees for Dollars or vice versa required then I doubt a hard-coded value for the rate would be considered to be adequate going forward. However, I suspect, as all the data is entered, stored and displayed in Rupees, there would be no need for conversion in there.

Obviously this leaves the required solution to be even simpler than you've already posted :-)
1 Week Ago #3

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