Custom field to show summation of field on child records

I have a parent record called Shipment.  It can have child records called Crates.  Each crate has a volume field and I want to create a field on the Shipment record that shows the total volume for all the children records.  How can I do this?

Beginner Asked on September 4, 2020 in Administration.
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A custom field derived from a Saved Search may well do what you want:

It’s quite common to have them as non-stored fields but beware that you can’t then use them in other Saved Searches.

They’re a little tricky to set up so let me know if you have any questions.



Intermediate Answered on September 4, 2020.

Great!  Thanks for the tip.  I am just learning to customize NS and this will be helpful.

on September 4, 2020.
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