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.

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  • 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

Communicate your items clearly and simply

Gain flexibility to enter the values you decide

Guarantee uniqueness and uniformity

More Features

Auto-Generation

Auto-generate unique values across one or more lists.

Manual Input

Enable users to manually enter and confirm unique values.

Format Identifiers

Construct meaningful item identifiers by combining multiple values.

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

On Premises Server Requirements

Bamboo follows Microsoft’s Lifecycle Policy. We recommend new installations occur on Microsoft products in mainstream support. We support existing installations on Microsoft product versions in extended support.

Currently in Public Preview, contact sales for more information.

Operating System

Windows Server 2012 R2 or later; Microsoft SQL 2014 Service Pack 2 or later

Server

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016

Browser

Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome, current shipping version, or Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 (extended support). Other modern browsers are supported but not specifically tested.

Operating System

Windows Server 2012 R2 or later; Microsoft SQL 2014 Service Pack 2 or later

Server

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1

Browser

Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome, current shipping version, or Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 (extended support). Other modern browsers are supported but not specifically tested.

Installation/Configuration FAQs

Bamboo offers a wide range of services to answer any questions and help with any plans you may have concerning this product. This short FAQ may cover your initial queries.

I will need information to refer to during our installation and configuration processes. What materials do you have?

You can go to our online Webinars and Tutorials, where our experts demonstrate products step-by-step. Alternatively, you can refer to our Product Documentation for a list of documents on installation and configuration.

For a broader information range and to search specific items, refer to our Knowledge Base.

I have very specific requirements for my product, which will require expert help. What do you offer?

Whatever your requirements, our world-leading experts will help ensure your product implementation aligns with your business requirements. From design and building, to advice and training, start with Bamboo Services.

If you have a question you’d like to ask, or would like to take the next step, contact us.

Pricing

This product is available and fully supported as a perpetual license as an individual purchase. Price in USD per production Web Front End (WFE). Non-Production environments are ½ price. Education and Non-Profit pricing is available, please contact sales.

Individual Purchase Price

SharePoint 2019

Currently in Public Preview, contact sales for more information.

SharePoint 2016

$1,093

Includes Year 1 Product Upgrades and Support*

SharePoint 2013

$1,093

Includes Year 1 Product Upgrades and Support*

* Year 2 Maintenance is calculated as 22% of total purchase price across all environments.

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