crossfoot

crossfoot

[′krȯs‚fu̇t]
(computer science)
To add numbers in several different ways in a computer, for checking purposes.
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crossfoot

A numerical error checking technique that compares the sum of the columns with the sum of the rows.
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* Audit software can foot, crossfoot, select samples, and analyze results; compare data between multiple files for consistency; import and export data; and perform analytical review procedures.
The individual major funds columns and the nonmajor funds column crossfoot to the fund category total.