Developing a Raid Log - Issue with auto gen Ref ID

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N Kanabar
N Kanabar ✭✭
edited 02/01/23 in Formulas and Functions

Hi All,

I'm currently trying to develop a RAID log for my project - I am trying to create a formula that will help create an Auto Ref ID/Number that references the type of RAID issue.

What I mean is under the Ref ID column I want it to increase in consecutive order of 001, 002, 003... etc... But I want each Ref Id to start with R, A, I or D, depending on which even us selects so the Ref ID should read as -


Ref ID RAID Type

R - 001 Risk

I - 002 Issue

D - 003 Decision

etc...


the formula I am using is -

=IF(ISBLANK([Auto ref]@row),"",LEFT([Raid Type]@row, 1)+"-" + [Auto ref]@row)


But it keeps on returning #UNPARSEABLE


Could anybody help.


Thanks


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