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From "Antonio Gallardo" <agalla...@agsoftware.dnsalias.com>
Subject Re: [RT] Woody and round trip of parameters.
Date Thu, 31 Jul 2003 01:07:04 GMT
> Contribution form:  a series of contribution payments is precalculated.
> User may override the amount of any payment in the series by entering a
> different number in the text widget (as long as the payments still add
> up  to the original total).  To enhance usability, similar logic is used
> in  many of the forms we process.

Yep. Another example, a invoice system for small business when the cashier
can define right on the invoce form the price of every item. Of course the
default is the stored list price. Think in a marketplace, where you can
ask rebate buying oranges. :)

Antonio Gallardo.
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> A very interesting discussion.
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> "Antonio Gallardo" <agallardo@agsoftware.dnsalias.com>
> 07/30/03 02:02 AM
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> Marc Portier dijo:
>> I can't see a need for a field that should be 'calculated
>> automatically' AND be editable at the same time.
>> (I tried though)
> It sometimes happens, for example here in my country, in a restaurant
> invoice is a non written rule to pay 10% of the subtotal to people that
> serviced you. But if you dont want to pay this you can change the amount
> or not pay it at all. Then you need to create another invoice with the
> change.
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> Also diplomatic people does not pay taxes. If you have an automatic
> formula to calculate the X % tax, when this people show you their ID,
> you need to put the tax amount to 0.
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> I think is are two examples when a formula can be change by the user.
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> Best Regards,
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> Antonio Gallardo.




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