I have a share point form which has 3 textbox fields (datatype=Numeric) as

  • "Wellbeing leave balance" which is by default 21.
  • Second field is "Remaining balance" which is picks up the leave balance once the leave is applied.
  • 3rd one is "Remaining balance will be" field. I want to use a calculated value which will work like lets say IF "Remaining balance" isblank then populate the value of "Remaining balance will be" field else populate value of "remaining balance".

How can I achieve this? any help would be much appreciated

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Try this

=IF(ISBLANK([Remaining balance]), [Remaining balance will be], [Remaining balance])


It will check if the [Remaining balance] field value is empty, show the value of the [Remaining balance will be] else use [Remaining balance] field value.


I didn't see the InfoPath tag :)

In InfoPath, it's easy to add a Rule Condition as the following:

  • Select your field,
  • Add rule as shown below

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  • Select the field as [Remaining balance] and select the value as [Remaining balance will be] from Fx button and insert field.
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  • EL-Qassas Im getting error. doesnt allow me – Biswa Nov 30 '18 at 10:56
  • Which error did you get? Are you sure you have added the fields name in a correct manner – Mohamed El-Qassas MVP Nov 30 '18 at 10:57
  • i have added the screenshot of my error on my question. – Biswa Nov 30 '18 at 11:01
  • can you please answer me brother, im watiing – Biswa Nov 30 '18 at 11:18
  • @Biswa Check the updated answer, don't hesitate if you need further clarification! – Mohamed El-Qassas MVP Dec 4 '18 at 9:55

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