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needmoremoney (TechnicalUser) (OP)
23 Mar 06 18:34

I have a Sum field that displays the total of a collumn. Unfortunately, the total is not correct. It is off by a few cents. I sent the field for two decimal places but it is still incorrect.

For example, if I manually added the collumn it's 45.67 cents but the report rounds off to 45.69. Any ideas?
AlvarHanso (MIS)
23 Mar 06 19:43
Whaatup! Hey what is the Field size, format, and Decimal place say in the general tab when you look at the table in design view in access. Still access 97 right? When you right click and format the field in crystal, does it use Custom Style or did you select one of the formats there like [-1123.00]Also what is the grouping and in what section is the column field you are trying to summarize.

Much love to my bro's in selma!

Helpful Member!  lbass (TechnicalUser)
23 Mar 06 19:55
This probably means that the fields above it are being rounded for the display, but that the actual number is being used in the summary. For example:

actual       display
10.0089      10.01
10.0089      10.01
13.4649      13.46
12.1949      12.19
45.6776      45.68

If you want the displayed totals to be summed, then replace the individual values with a formula:


Then insert a summary on this rounded value.

needmoremoney (TechnicalUser) (OP)
23 Mar 06 19:58
Hey dude.. you remember my handle..

It's weird, because use used the format to round the number to two decimals but crystal is still not totaling the field correctly. For example:

There are my amounts:


The total is 400.67
but crystal displays 400.79

When I format the field to show four decimal points my amounts are


The total is 400.6787
But crystal displays 400.6789

Any help, thanks.

BTW: Nice to see you dude.
lbass (TechnicalUser)
23 Mar 06 20:03
Note that the formatting is for display purposes only, not for calculations, so if you want to sum the rounded amounts you will have follow my earlier suggestion. It is not that CR is calculating incorrectly.

needmoremoney (TechnicalUser) (OP)
24 Mar 06 3:02
Thanks lbass. I'll try it out and let you know.

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