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Custom ECR/ECN numbering scheme

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Custom ECR/ECN numbering scheme

I need to create a custom numbering scheme for our ECR/ECN process in PDMLink11.1. The numbers would be YY-XXXX, where YY is the last two digits of the year and XXXX is a sequential number starting at 0001, like "18-0152". I also need the number XXXX to reset to 0001 at the end of the year. So, regardless of the last number used in 2018, when we change to 2019, the number would become "19-0001".

 

Has anybody ever done something similar?

Or does anyone know how to skip numbers in a autogenerated numbering scheme?

 

Thanks

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Re: Custom ECR/ECN numbering scheme

My first thought is to create for each year a separate number generator (Or reset it to 0).

At the first day of the year, change the prefix and the number generator in the OIR.

If you would like to set the ECR and the ECN to the same number, this won't work without having a customizing.