Edit MS Access 2013 Read Only Field

I have a totals column on an MS Access 2013 database that is currently "Read Only"  I need to type a value in the field,  How can I make  the field editable?  Specifically the Inv. Price field.
John-PaulChief Operating OfficerAsked:
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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Data DudeCommented:
Any chance it is a calculated field, which by definition does not allow overriding the calculation with a value?

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Dale FyeOwner, Developing Solutions LLCCommented:
If it is read-only, chances are that the query that is the rowsource for the form uses a calculation somewhere in the query (or more specifically, in that field).  If that is the case, you probably will not be able to edit that field directly.
John-PaulChief Operating OfficerAuthor Commented:
The Data Type is a Calculated field.  Where would I find out what data is being used to make the calculation?
Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
I need to type a value in the field,
If an item costs 4 dollars and you have 3 of them, the total should always be 12.
So why would you need to enter any other value?

If this is for special cases then I would still keep the Totals column, but add a "special cases" column:
For example, if the country is USA, set the Total to always be 100, else multiply price by quantity.
Your IIF() condition can be almost anything you want

Dale FyeOwner, Developing Solutions LLCCommented:
As I indicated above, I assume this is displayed on a form of some sort.  Open the form in design view.  Open the Properties dialog box, then click on the Data tab.

The first row in that tab should be the RecordSource property, which will list either a table name (unlikely) or a query name.  If it is a query, you will need to click on the elipse (...) at the end of that row to open the query in design view.
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