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When Generating Estimate- the formula (5 gal of paint in this example) is used to calculate quantity / price. 

Sq ft of paint required in this example is only 300 sq ft, and 5 gal of paint formula covers 800 sq ft.

So, the result is that 0 (zero) paint is listed in Quantity but full price is listed under cost. 

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To get an accurate total Quantity result and total out of pocket cost result, just enter formulas in both Quantity and Cost Records.

trunc(Quantity+.999)                for Quantity entry

trunc(Quantity+.999)*Price        for Price entry

 

Jack 

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