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How to enter consecutive Serial Number through script?

Question asked by Zerojojo on Jan 22, 2016
Latest reply on Jan 25, 2016 by Zerojojo

You good people,

 

I'm sure this is a ridiculously easy question, but I can't seem to find an answer on the web and can't figure it out by myself. I would like to use a script to enter a consecutive serial number into a field, exactly the way the auto-enter serial number function does, but I cannot find the right command. What I'm looking for is "auto-enter serial number, but only when I tell you to."

 

An example: Customers fill in an order form (a record), but sometimes they leave one blank and jump to the next without knowing and I end up with a bunch of useless records floating around that would all be assigned an auto-enter invoice number. An invoice number should only be created and assigned to a field when my secretary hits the button "Create invoice" so that only the records that I want to have an invoice for get a consecutive invoice number.

 

 

Thanks a lot!

Johannes

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