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How to have a total by summarizing the face value for each line in invoice query?

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    calvinyoo is offline Novice
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    How to have a total by summarizing the face value for each line in invoice query?

    How to have a "correct" total by summarizing the value for each line in invoice query?
    Example:
    line 1 subtotal = $123.51 (but actual value is 123.514)
    line 2 subtotal = $123.43 (but actual value is 123.434)
    line 3 subtotal = $123.88 (but actual value is 123.884)
    line 4 subtotal = $123.99 (but actual value is 123.994)
    line 5 subtotal = $123.77 (but actual value is 123.774)



    Because of decimal value in currency mode, we will get subtotal as above mentioned, eg $123.51. If we set a SUM in report footer, we will get $618.60 in total.
    But, in paper printing, we will think suppose to have the total $618.58 . There is difference $0.02 .

    Please help what can I do with Query or Report here?

    I tried some steps like put it as Fixed / General Number , or even change decimal , but could not solve this.
    Thanks in advance!

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    Micron is offline Virtually Inert Person
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    You tried those fixes where?
    If your table field is single or double data type set to 3 places and your query is a Totals query using Sum, and that field is set to Currency (query property sheet) and the decimal count is set to 3 in the query, I would think it ought to work. Warning - if you switch to single or double in the table from some other type, you might introduce floating point errors so only play with a copy of your table.

    If you find that works, you can always update your "fixed" table (assuming you've altered the number type) using your original table via update query but I would even perform the update on a test copy first.
    - "doesn't work" is no help. Post err msgs and where.
    - Use code tags for code/sql. Implement changes in copies of your database.
    Code isn't smart. It does what you ask with what you give it.

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