Grand Total of Sub Totals in MS-Word Forms RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have made a fillable form in MS-Word. It has fileds like

    SubTotal Set1 (Text1+Text2+Text3)

    SubTotal Set2 (Text4+Text4+Text6)

    I want Grand Total (Set1+Set2)

    But it is not correctly calculating SubTotalSet1 and SubTotalSet2 is correctly showing but when I do Grand Total of SubTotal Set1 and SubTotal Set2 it is show incorrectly total. Can anyone help?

    Wednesday, August 15, 2018 7:57 AM

All replies

  • Don't use formfields to calculate results from other calculating formfields; that's a long-standing source of error; instead, use either:
    • a formula field for Set1+Set2; or
    • a formfield that calculates Text1+Text2+Text3+Text4+Text4+Text6.

    Paul Edstein
    [MS MVP - Word]

    • Proposed as answer by Simon Wu-MSFT Monday, September 3, 2018 10:10 AM
    Wednesday, August 15, 2018 8:25 AM
  • Hi,

    Thanks Paul. @Varlnderkumar, did you resolved your issue ? If Paul's reply help you , please mark the post as answer and close it.

    Thanks for you understanding and hope you updates.

    Best Regards,


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    Thursday, August 16, 2018 8:51 AM