How can I Create a tracking # that can be automatically generated based on another column which has different sub categories:
What will be the auto number display system based on the department name?
Hi @Ranjini Walter ,
There are several ways to do this. If it meets your needs, adding a system column with auto-numbering and then adding a text/number column [tracking #] with the formula:
will give you a solution. You'll need to replace department and autonumber with your column names if different. There are autonumber options you may find useful. See link below:
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You can try deleting the autonumber column, save, refresh and then recreate it. When you recreate the auto-number there are options at the bottom of the property box. Set it to start with 1. Help?
Thank you for your guidance. It did work and I was able to get close to what I wanted but the only problem was the tracking # that was generated was not from 1 but randomly picked up from 195.So that's the only thing that is a little confusing. But It does increase the count value by 1 .
So maybe I am missing out on something here?
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