Custom Field Type: Computed - Auto Number

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General Description

Generate unique sequential numbers for this field. The Start number is entered in the Number Count setting and will increment by one for each new record created.

Field Illustrated

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Computed - Auto Number field, in View Mode (above)

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Computed - Auto Number field, in General Settings with Start Number set to 1001 (above)

  • Number Count: Set this number to the first number you wish to generate.


If you add this field type to existing records, the value will be added the next time the record is saved. If you don't add a number, the first to be generated will be 1.

The Auto Number field cannot be used in conjunction with the scheduling feature of the Create New Activity workflow task.