To include a suggested amount that is the original amount plus or minus another amount or percentage:

 
     
    • In Export on the Output tab, select Amount or Total Gift amount from the appropriate node. Select to increase or decrease the amount.
        For example, if basing the suggested gift amount on the constituent's last gift, select Last Gift, Amount. If basing the suggested gift amount on the constituent's cumulative giving total, select Summary Information, Gifts, Total Gift amount.
       
      • If exporting the original gift amount in addition to the suggested gift amount, select the Amount or Total Gift amount field again from the Available Fields to Export (left) frame and do not select to increase the amount. (This is not selected by default.)
       

       

      OR

       
           
        • On the Fields to Include tab, select Suggested Gift


         

        To include a suggested amount that is a specific amount minus the original amount:

         
             
          • On the Output tab, select the appropriate gift amount field
           
          • In the merge document, select Table, Formula
           
          • In the Formula field, enter:
             


            =X-Y

            where X is the amount from which the original gift amount is to be subtracted and Y is any number to serve as a place holder.

             


            For example, enter:

            =500-1


             
           
          • Click OK
           
          • If the formula is not visible in the merge document, press Alt + F9
           
          • In the formula, delete the place holder number and leave the cursor in its place
           
          • Select Insert Raiser's Edge field and select the gift amount field selected in step 2


           


          For example, to export a suggested amount that is $1,000 minus the constituent's last gift, follow these steps:

           
               
            • On the Output tab, select Last Gift, Amount
             
            • In the merge document, select Table, Formula
             
            • In the Formula field, enter:
               


              =1000-5


               
             
            • Click OK
             
            • If the formula is not visible in the merge document, press Alt + F9
             
            • In the formula, delete 5, the place holder number, and leave the cursor in its place
             
            • Select Insert Raiser's Edge Field, Last Gift, Amount