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Adding a Serial Number to a Data Card

This example describes how to add a document serial number to the data card for Microsoft Word files.

To add a serial number to a data card:

  1. Create the following serial number:

    Name Document Number
    Type Serial number from string
    Format string
    • Static text:Document-
    • Dynamic text: Counter > 001

  2. In the Card Editor, open the Office file data card.
  3. Create an edit-box control.
  4. In the Edit box properties pane:
    1. Link the control to the variable Document number.
    2. Under Default value, select Serial number.
    3. Select Document number (the serial number you created in step 1).
  5. Click Save .
When a user adds or creates new Word files, a unique serial number is automatically added to the file data card.


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