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Using Auto-Increment in Custom Fields

Overview

When creating a custom project field, you have the ability to add an auto-increment. This adds a unique auto-generated identifier to each Project. It also allows you to attach a specific, searchable identifier to your project.

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  • Using Auto-Increment in a Custom Field

    1. Go to Organization Settings > Project > Custom Fields and click Add Field.
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    2. Assign a Merge Tag Name and a Display Name, then select which category the identifier should be assigned to.
    3. Set the Type to Auto Incremental, then click Got It on the Warning pop-up stating that all projects, including past projects, will be assigned an identifier.
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    4. Customize your Identifier and choose a starting number.
      Note: The Initial Value field can have a maximum of 8 digits.
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    5. Check the Searchable box to enable the ability to search for the content by its Identifier.
    6. Click Add.
  • Essentials features are subscription-based and may not be available for all users. Contact your account manager, or accountmanagers@responsive.io, for more details.

    Using Auto-Increment in a Custom Field

    1. Go to Organization Settings > Project > Custom Fields and click Add Field.
      Screen_Shot_2019-04-12_at_1.04.43_PM.png
    2. Assign a Merge Tag Name and a Display Name, then select which category the identifier should be assigned to.
    3. Set the Type to Auto Incremental, then click Got It on the Warning pop-up stating that all projects, including past projects, will be assigned an identifier.
      Screen_Shot_2019-04-12_at_3.07.54_PM.png
    4. Customize your Identifier and choose a starting number.
      Note: The Initial Value field can have a maximum of 8 digits.
      Screen_Shot_2019-04-12_at_3.06.23_PM.png
    5. Check the Searchable box to enable the ability to search for the content by its Identifier.
    6. Click Add.

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