2 Replies Latest reply on Nov 22, 2012 5:03 AM by simoneden

# Calculating 3 fields to get a percentage

Hi everyone,

I'm new to the forum and to Acrobat. I have version 10.1.4 for the Mac and my OS is Mountain Lion 10.8.2

I just have one question... I have a field named "TAX" and want it to add up and calculate the tax at 7.25% for 3 other fields, namely "COVERAGEPRICE", "TRAVEL" and "ADDITIONALSERVICES", total it all up behind the sense and give me the tax figure. I believe it probably needs to be done in the "Simplified field notation, but I have no clue how to do it. I know how to do it fo one field, i.e. "COVERAGEPRICE*.0725" but not all three.

Your help would be most appreciated.

Many thanks,

Simon

• ###### 1. Re: Calculating 3 fields to get a percentage

You can mix operations or have more than one operation performed in the Simplified Field notation.

You could use

COVERPRICE * 0.0725 + TRAVEL * 0.075 + ADDITIONALSERVICES * 0.075

You can simplify that by using parentheses to control the order of operations:

(COVERPRICE + TRAVEL + ADDITIONALSERVICES) * 0.075

• ###### 2. Re: Calculating 3 fields to get a percentage

GKaiseril,

Thank you very much, it worked great.