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NEW to Adobe. How to sum fields plus a static number?

Registered: Dec 16 2011
Posts: 1

I've built a simple PDF for gaming that calculates stats. However one number is a static "10" that must be added to 4 or 5 user input fields. I know how to add the fields, but I can't get the additional "10" that I need to show in the "Total" field.
I've never used Java and I don't know how to do this at all. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Sorry for such a "stupid" question.
Many Thanks in advance!

My Product Information:
Acrobat Pro 10.0, Windows
Registered: Jul 6 2008
Posts: 1875
Accepted Answer
You can use the simplified field notation option and use something like:

10 + text1 + text2 + text3 + text4

but use the actual field names. If your current field names have spaces or other non-alphanumeric characters, rename them so they don't, to make it easier on yourself.

You can also use the "value is the sum of" option by setting up a hidden text field with the default value of 10 and include it in the list of fields that are included in the calculation.

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