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Microsoft KB Archive/249748

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Article ID: 249748

Article Last Modified on 11/5/2003


  • Microsoft Outlook 2000 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q249748


If you use a calculation in a form field that multiplies a field by a decimal, the calculation does not compute, even if you set the calculation to automatically update. The calculation does compute if the number multiplied is not a decimal.


To resolve this problem, obtain Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1/1a (SR-1/SR-1a).

To obtain SR-1/SR-1a, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

245025 OFF2000: How to Obtain and Install Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1/1a (SR-1/SR-1a)


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a.


This is a problem in the computing engine. When you enter a formula into a field you can use whole integer values, but if you use decimal values the formula does not compute. This is problem occurs in Outlook 2000 but not in earlier versions.

Additional query words: OL2K

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