Perform Calculations

Adobe Acrobat provides a calculation function in the Field Properties dialog box.

To create a field to display a calculated total on a report:

  1. Create a text field to display the calculated total. Give the field any Name you choose.
  2. In the Field Properties dialog box, select the Format tab.
  3. Select Number from the Category list.
  4. Select the Calculate tab.
  5. Select the radio button next to "Value is the <List of operations> of the following fields:"
  6. Select sum (+) from the list.
  7. Click the Pick... button and select the fields to be totaled.