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I have a formula that on certain items will cause a divide by zero error.  I need to figure out how to get past this and not calculate the formula if there is a zero.

({XFGMULTI.NEW_QUAN} / {@perpetual}) * 100
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Question by:Kim Williamson
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You need to test for the 0 divisor before dividing

Try this
If  {@perpetual} = 0 then
    0
Else
    ({XFGMULTI.NEW_QUAN} / {@perpetual}) * 100 

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You can have it return any value if it is 0

If you want it to be blank then

If  {@perpetual} <> 0 then
     ({XFGMULTI.NEW_QUAN} / {@perpetual}) * 100 

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by:Kim Williamson
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The first example was exactly what I needed.  Thanks!
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