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Word Formulas and AutoText help

Word Formulas and AutoText help

Word Formulas and AutoText help


I am creating yet another form, this one in Word.  I am working on a Purchase Order form for our department and am interested in adding 3 cells in a Word Table (one of which is a subtotal created by an earlier formula).  Right now if:

 Subtotal = $1,298.45 (cell E15, also a formula)
        Tax = $   74.66 (cell E16)
 Shipping = $   64.00 (cell E17)

My total reads as "$0.00" with the formula :
 { =SUM(E15:E17)\#"$#,##0.00;($#,##0.00)" }

What am I doing wrong with this?


The reason this form is in WORD is so that I can insert an Auto Text Dropdown List.  My problem is, when I protect the form, my auto text is inabled... is there a way that I can protect the sheet so that the form fields are usable AND the auto text drop down list is usable?  I can't make the auto text a regular forms drop down list because each entry is several lines long...

Any thoughts?
Thanks!! L

RE: Word Formulas and AutoText help

Why, oh, why aren't you creating this in Excel? It would be soooooooo much easier! Don't worry about Autotext, we can do the same in Excel. If you want, send me your file and some info. We'll get you working on it again in no time. I promise. dreamboat@nni.com


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