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Crystal Report How to Multiply a negative percent

Posted on 2009-04-03
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Hello Everyone,

I am working on a report and have a formula which will calculate a goal amount.  This is the formula
({#LYSales} + ({#LYSales} * {@goalpercent}))

This works fine, the problem is when @goalpercent is a negative percentage.... it will just calculate it as a positive percentage.
How can I calculate it as a negative percentage???

Thanks,

Bill

Thanks,

Bill
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Try this:

if (({#LYSales} + ({#LYSales} * {@goalpercent}))) <0
  then ({#LYSales} + ({#LYSales} * {@goalpercent})) *-1
    else ({#LYSales} + ({#LYSales} * {@goalpercent}))
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by:mlmcc
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How do you know it isn't calculating correctly?

mlmcc
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by:bjennings
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Pefect!  Thanks!
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