Bamboo Custom Identifier Column

Generate customized unique values for your SharePoint list items

Overview of Features

Customize and Communicate Clearly with Meaningful List Item References

Guarantee Unique Values

Combine uniqueness, clarity and uniformity across your SharePoint lists.

  • Easily customize the format of auto-generated values
  • Combine a numeric value with text, date/time, site name, list name and column values or enable users to create meaningful item names or identifiers
  • Enable users to enter their own unique text, such as social security number or employee number
  • Confirm the uniqueness of the value, within a current list, site or site collection, on submittal

Key Benefits

Construct Your Own Custom Identifiers Quickly and Easily
Prioritize and meet deadlines effectively

Communicate your items clearly and simply

Prioritize and meet deadlines effectively

Gain flexibility to enter the values you decide

Prioritize and meet deadlines effectively

Guarantee uniqueness and uniformity

More Features

Data Sources


Auto-generate unique values across one or more lists.

Data Sources

Manual Input

Enable users to manually enter and confirm unique values.

Data Sources

Format Identifiers

Construct meaningful item identifiers by combining multiple values.

Data Sources

List & Libraries

Work effortlessly with any SharePoint list or library.

See Custom Identifier Column in Action

Watch our Custom Identifier Column video and see for yourself how easily your business could host business applications on SharePoint with time-saving customizability and choice.

How Does It Work?

Construct Descriptions Sample Value
Text values Insert free-form text inline or use as identifier prefixes and suffixes “IRC-“; “Ticket “; “HR”; “Dept A”; “Appointment”
Date time values Add the current date/time by choosing from a variety of local formats 12/14/2017; December 14, 2017; 11:15:53 AM
Site name Current site name “Project A Site”; “HR Team Site”
List name Current list name “Invoice”; “Order”; “Issues”
Column values Include a value already stored in a text-based column or calculated column “Smith, S”; “703-598-4477”
Auto-generated numeric values Insert a number that is unique within the current list, site or site collection and choose to pad with a predefined number of digits. 321; 00321; 3
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This product is available and fully supported as a perpetual license as an individual purchase. Non-Production environments are ½ price. Education and Non-Profit pricing is available, please contact sales.

SharePoint 2016/2019/2022


Price in USD
per Server Running MS Foundation Web Application. More Information ›

Includes Year 1 Product Upgrades and Support*

Replace Rigidity with Choice and Clarity.

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