Using the Calculator in Your Budget and Accounts

There’s no need to open an external calculator when budgeting—you can do calculations right in YNAB, inline when budgeting or entering transactions! 

Any time you are in the Inflow/Outflow fields in the account register, or the Assigned column on the budget page, look for the math icon. You can click the icon to select an operator (or just type it!) and voilà—inline calculations! Visual learner? No problem, here are a few GIF animations showing you how easy math can be.

In Your Budget

Clicking the symbol icon in the assigned column of a category gives you 4 buttons to add, subtract, multiply, or divide

In Your Account Register

the same 4 buttons are available in the inflow and outflow columns of your transactions

*As a heads up to the splitters out there, the calculator buttons work on a single line, so you'll still have to calculate split transactions separately.

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