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Topic: If then statement to evaulate an alphanumeric string
Conf: (P-PDF) Beginners, Msg: 131628
From: legalbeagle
Date: 4/23/2005 04:08 AM

I would like to create a form that evaluates words to force a calculation in a final column after evaluating five possibilities.

here is what i have so far:

var p1 = this.getField("PAGES1");
var n1 = this.getField("NAMES1");
var pp = this.getField("PURCHASEPRICE");
var ma = this.getField("MORTGAGEAMOUNT");
var ma2 = this.getField("MORTGAGEAMOUNT2");
var desc1 = this.getField("DESCRIPTION1");
var dsd1 = pp.value * .007;
var dsm1 = ma.value * .0035;
var dsm2 = ma2.value * .0035;
var int1 = ma.value * .002;
var int2 = ma2.value * .002;
var n1 = n1.value - 4;
var a1 = ((p1.value - 1) * 8.50) + 10.00;

if ("desc1") = ("Recording")
event.value = a1 + (n1 * 1.00);

elseif ("desc1") = ("Documentary Stamps First Mortgage")
event.value = dsm1.value;

elseif ("desc1") = ("Intangible Tax First Mortgage")
event.value = int1.value;

elseif ("desc1") = ("Documentary Stamps Second Mortgage")
event.value = dsm2.value;

elseif ("desc1") = ("Intangible Tax Second Mortgage")
event.value = int2.value;

endif



I just need the correct syntax for the if then portion of the formula. Any suggestions?

alan


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