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Calculating fields in a portal


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Your calculation field needs to be in your parent table (where your portal TO is your related child table), and the calculation itself would just be:

Sum(RelatedTable::RelatedField)

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How do you calculate multiple lines? Your solution only works for the 1st portal line.

attached is my working file.

any help would be great.

What I am trying to do is take the payments applied to the job and subtract the payments from the estimate.

Thanks

JobTracking.fp7.zip

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I'm learning as well... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bogan

Is it Crocodile Dundee who have worn out "no worries" or???

...Didn't i say put it in the parent table?

However, if you're going to put such a calc' in more than one related table, could this add considerably to the muddle:

http://www.fmforums.com/forum/showpost.php?post/159548/

...it's not the first time I encounter later arrivals being confused with these matters - so putting extra matters into a pour minds ongoing struggle with concepts is evil, to some extend.

--sd

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