Do not use arguments to retrieve values from other accounts, as this option is deprecated.
Uses an input in the formula
Enables users to input a number and reference that input in a formula.
The input function works in conjunction with the Input as and Units text boxes.
See Entering Forecast Methods as Freeform Formulas.
When calculating dividends, Net Income from the first forecasted time period can be used as a base. Net Income is multiplied by a percentage input in each period.
By default, the Input as is Currency. Change it to Percentage for this formula.
For Cost of Goods Sold (v1040):
returns the input of v1040 regardless of the account containing the formula. If Cost of Goods Sold is 75% of Sales, Strategic Finance returns 75% instead of the Cost of Goods Sold output.