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    I am absolutely desperate - i am trying to create a Form using Word2007 and have tried both Legacy and Word2007 controls but i cannot get a calculation field to calculate using values selected from two dropdowns.

    i enclose a file demostrating this probelm.

    Can anybody help me please?
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    [quote name='vantheman' post='774273' date='08-May-2009 20:36']I am absolutely desperate - i am trying to create a Form using Word2007 and have tried both Legacy and Word2007 controls but i cannot get a calculation field to calculate using values selected from two dropdowns.

    i enclose a file demostrating this probelm.

    Can anybody help me please?[/quote]
    Hi vantheman,

    Welcome to the Lounge.

    To use the results of DropDown FormFields, you need to use cross-references to their bookmark names. See attached.

    BTW, it's inadvisable to use bookmark names like t1 & t2, as Word is liable to confuse them with table cell addresses.
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    Paul Edstein
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    Hi Macropad,

    read you paper 'Word Field maths v1.4' and http://support.microsoft.com/kb/211253/en-us = fantastic

    worked it out with your help thank you so much.

    vey much appreciated.

    thanks again

    [quote name='macropod' post='774289' date='08-May-2009 22:27']Hi vantheman,

    Welcome to the Lounge.

    To use the results of DropDown FormFields, you need to use cross-references to their bookmark names. See attached.

    BTW, it's inadvisable to use bookmark names like t1 & t2, as Word is liable to confuse them with table cell addresses.[/quote]

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