Javascript for dividing one field and answering into another field

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I have Adobe Acrobat DC - and I have a fillable PDF with Columns.

I am attempting to divide one field (TOTAL ROW 1) by 2 to answer in the column field beside it COOP AMOUNT x 50Row1.

I tried multiplication and that didn't seem to work either. I can easily change the name of the field

I supplied a small portion of the form below.

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THank you so much, as I have been trying everything

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Adobe Community Professional , Dec 13, 2018 Dec 13, 2018
So you want the field "COOP AMOUNT x 50Row1" to be ("TOTAL ROW 1"/2) ?These names will cause the "Simplified Notation" calculation to fail.  The field names cannot contain spaces or punctuation. But this could be done with JavaScript without changing the field names.For example:event.value = this.getField("TOTAL ROW 1").value/2;You could even create a generic document function to perform the calculation.  Read more about scripting calculations here:Calculating field values and more and here: https://acrobatusers.com/tutorials/how-to-do-not-so-simple-form-calculations...

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So you want the field "COOP AMOUNT x 50Row1" to be ("TOTAL ROW 1"/2) ?

These names will cause the "Simplified Notation" calculation to fail.  The field names cannot contain spaces or punctuation.

But this could be done with JavaScript without changing the field names.

For example:

event.value = this.getField("TOTAL ROW 1").value/2;

You could even create a generic document function to perform the calculation. 

Read more about scripting calculations here:Calculating field values and more

and here: https://acrobatusers.com/tutorials/how-to-do-not-so-simple-form-calculations

Thom Parker - Software Developer at PDFScripting
Use the Acrobat JavaScript Reference early and often

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Thank you so much Thom!! THAT WORKED!!

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