Calculation Rule Overview

   MaestroPreviously known as Transact Maestro.  |   Form Builder |  v5.1 & Higher This feature is related to v5.1 and higher.

The Calculation Rule group of Maestro business rules consists of the Script rule. This rule allows you to create calculation rules for different purposes.

There are three different options for using the calculation rule in a Maestro form:

  • Mathematical Calculation - Creating a mathematical calculation (+, -, *, etc.) based on numerical data entered into components, or based on defined number values.
  • Duplicate Data from Another Component - The data entered in a component will be used to populate other components in the form.
  • Concatenate Multiple Components - This option allows you to take data entered into multiple components and combined the entered data into one component. An example of this is asking for a First Name and Last Name and combining them into a single Full Name component.

Create a Calculation Rule

There are three different options for using the calculation rule as described below.

  • Mathematical Calculation – it allows you to create simple and complex mathematical calculations (+, -, *, etc.). Calculations can be created using data entered in components on the form, or by using defined numerical values. Mathematical calculation rules can be created in repeating blocks.
  • Duplicate Data from Another Component - The data entered in a component will be used to populate other components in the form.
  • Concatenate Multiple Components - This option allows you to take data entered into multiple components and combined the entered data into one component. An example of this is asking for a First Name and Last Name and combining them into a single Full Name component.