How to add calculations in a PDF form

When you’re on the go, it can be useful to make quick calculations within a PDF form.  

Using form-filling software like Fluix, ensures your sums are always accurate. And you can pre-fill regular calculations so they are automated and ready to use, saving you loads of admin time.

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Here’s how to add calculations into a PDF form

Step 1. Open a PDF form in Adobe Acrobat Pro and select Prepare Form in the list of tools:

Step 2. Find the field where you want the final calculations to be shown, right click on the field and proceed to the field Properties:

Step 3. Under Properties, go to Calculations and the second option Value is. For a sum, select the fields you want to be added up under Pick button:

Step 4. When calculation is in place, the field you’ve chosen will add up the values automatically:

Step 5. Save changes to the PDF form and upload it to the storage folder that is used in a workflow.

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