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.
Add Comment
1 Answer(s)
Best answer

Hi,

A custom field derived from a Saved Search may well do what you want:
https://netsuite.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/31727

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.

Thanks,

Chris

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.
Add Comment

Your Answer

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.
  • This site made possible by our sponsors:   Tipalti   Celigo   Limebox   Become a Sponsor