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Variable number of Entries

I have an app that basically generates a PDF bill to be mailed out based on the inputs from the project manager.

Ideally, there would be a way to add a variable number of expenses on the item (like how the email fields work) that I could then feed into a PDF through globiflow. Our company used to build these bills with Excel, but we'd like to automate the process.

Looking through this forum, there doesn't seem to be a way to do that Podio. Has anyone found a work around for this sort of thing?

The only thing I can think of is to have a multi-line text field where all of the expenses would be inputted and then try to parse out the amounts with a calculation field to add them up, but that would require the Project manager to enter the information with correct syntax, which is bound to cause problems.

William Zimmerman

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Hi William,

the usual way is to have an Expense app with a relationship field to the Projects app. That's also the requirement for using Andrew's recommendation. 
In the Projects app you can have a calculation field which lists all expenses related to this project so that the Project manager has an overview.

Rainer 

Rainer Grabowski 0 votes