Q: Calculate strings
AlphaG; KITFAM@peg.apc.org wrote: I have tried the following formulaes without success: (a) In the Total paid to date text box: Sum(txtPaidtoDate1 + txtPaidtoDate2 + PaidtoDate3 + PaidtoDate4 + PaidtoDate5)
A: your txtPaidtoDate1 etc is just a string value so you cannot add them. Just make a value of it and it will go alright:

txtTotalPaid = Cstr(Val(txtPaidtoDate1) + Val(txtPaidtoDate2)) Return