Summing a complex formula

I have a form set to continuous and one of the fields has this as the control
source:
=IIf([EI_Exempt]=Yes,Round(([EIBase]*DFirst("EI_Rate","tblTaxRates")))*Round(DFirst("EI_Employer_Rate","tblTaxRates")),0)

(Round is a defined function...rounds to the nearest cent.)

I've named that field EI_Employee

In the form footer I would like to show the sum of the column. If that's
possible, how would I do it?

I've tried using =SUM([EI_Employee]) and
=SUM(IIf([EI_Exempt]=Yes,Round(([EIBase]*DFirst("EI_Rate","tblTaxRates")))*Round(DFirst("EI_Employer_Rate","tblTaxRates")),0)) but neither has worked.

Any help would be appreciated. 0  Utf
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On Tue, 5 Jan 2010 11:22:01 -0800, JWCrosby
<JWCrosby@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>I have a form set to continuous and one of the fields has this as the control
>source:
>=IIf([EI_Exempt]=Yes,Round(([EIBase]*DFirst("EI_Rate","tblTaxRates")))*Round(DFirst("EI_Employer_Rate","tblTaxRates")),0)
>
>(Round is a defined function...rounds to the nearest cent.)
>
>I've named that field EI_Employee
>
>In the form footer I would like to show the sum of the column. If that's
>possible, how would I do it?
>
>I've tried using =SUM([EI_Employee]) and
>=SUM(IIf([EI_Exempt]=Yes,Round(([EIBase]*DFirst("EI_Rate","tblTaxRates")))*Round(DFirst("EI_Employer_Rate","tblTaxRates")),0)) but neither has worked.
>
>Any help would be appreciated.

A Sum expression in a form footer can sum a *field in the form's recordsource*
- it will NOT sum a *control on the form*.

I'd suggest putting your first expression into the Query upon which the form
is based as a calculated field EI_Employee, and using that field as the
control source of the textbox on the form, and Sum([EI_Employee]) on the
footer.
--

John W. Vinson [MVP] 0  John
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