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Excluding NA from average formula on form

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by rbb101, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. rbb101

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    I have a form which has 4 dropdown boxes:
    Cov1A
    Cov1B
    Cov1C
    Cov1D
    Each box has four selections each with a numeric value
    Good = 3
    Moderate = 2
    Bad = 1
    N/A = 0
    I have an unbound text box in which I would like to calulate the average for
    the 4 dropdown boxes, but excluding the N/A from the formula in any of the
    dropdown boxes if it is selected. So assuming the entries above the formula
    would caluculate 3+2+1=6.... 6/3=2 rather than 3+2+1+0=6.... 6/4=1.5
     
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  3. Bill Edwards

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    BoxTotal = Cov1a + Cov1b + Cov1c + Cov1d
    BoxCount = iif(Cov1a >0,1,0) + iif(cov1b > 0, 1,0) + iif(cov1c>0,1,0) +
    iif(Cov1d > 0, 1,0)
    BoxAverage = BoxTotal / BoxCount


    "rbb101" <rbb101@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:5E4D6F8F-428B-41F5-8869-234131F50A27@microsoft.com...
    >I have a form which has 4 dropdown boxes:
    > Cov1A
    > Cov1B
    > Cov1C
    > Cov1D
    > Each box has four selections each with a numeric value
    > Good = 3
    > Moderate = 2
    > Bad = 1
    > N/A = 0
    > I have an unbound text box in which I would like to calulate the average
    > for
    > the 4 dropdown boxes, but excluding the N/A from the formula in any of the
    > dropdown boxes if it is selected. So assuming the entries above the
    > formula
    > would caluculate 3+2+1=6.... 6/3=2 rather than 3+2+1+0=6.... 6/4=1.5
     
  4. rbb101

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    Thanks.

    "Bill Edwards" wrote:

    > BoxTotal = Cov1a + Cov1b + Cov1c + Cov1d
    > BoxCount = iif(Cov1a >0,1,0) + iif(cov1b > 0, 1,0) + iif(cov1c>0,1,0) +
    > iif(Cov1d > 0, 1,0)
    > BoxAverage = BoxTotal / BoxCount
    >
    >
    > "rbb101" <rbb101@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:5E4D6F8F-428B-41F5-8869-234131F50A27@microsoft.com...
    > >I have a form which has 4 dropdown boxes:
    > > Cov1A
    > > Cov1B
    > > Cov1C
    > > Cov1D
    > > Each box has four selections each with a numeric value
    > > Good = 3
    > > Moderate = 2
    > > Bad = 1
    > > N/A = 0
    > > I have an unbound text box in which I would like to calulate the average
    > > for
    > > the 4 dropdown boxes, but excluding the N/A from the formula in any of the
    > > dropdown boxes if it is selected. So assuming the entries above the
    > > formula
    > > would caluculate 3+2+1=6.... 6/3=2 rather than 3+2+1+0=6.... 6/4=1.5

    >
    >
    >
     
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