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# Calculating a discount in Crystal Formula

Posted on 2015-01-20
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I have a price field that I want to use minus a discount

{PRICING.BVRTLPRICE01} - {?Discount %}

{?Discount %} is my parameter which can be from 1-100

This is what I need
If {PRICING.BVRTLPRICE01} = 0.00 then 0.00 else {PRICING.BVRTLPRICE01} - {?Discount %}
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Question by:Gerhardpet
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{PRICING.BVRTLPRICE01} * (1 - {?Discount %})
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The formula does not work.

Here is a sample I did
60 * (1-50) = 2940 but that should be 30

60 - 50% = 30
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Ido Millet earned 500 total points
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That means the % is not stored as %.

So use
{PRICING.BVRTLPRICE01} * (1 - {?Discount %}/100)
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That worked. Thanks Ido!
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