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
Construct Your Own Custom Identifiers Quickly and Easily
Communicate your items clearly and simply
Gain flexibility to enter the values you decide
Guarantee uniqueness and uniformity
Auto-generate unique values across one or more lists.
Enable users to manually enter and confirm unique values.
Construct meaningful item identifiers by combining multiple values.
List & Libraries
Work effortlessly with any SharePoint list or library.
How Does It Work?
|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|