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Adjust the project number


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Within the InLoox options you can individually edit the project number. 

The options define the project number format. For more information see Change the number format.

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Edit the project number

1. Open the InLoox options by clicking on File in the left corner. Afterwards click on the InLoox options button Click on the button to open the InLoox options

2. Select General Options and click on Project Number.

Individually edit the project number

 

3. Individually edit the project number by using one of the three options or combining them.

4. Click on OK or Apply to save your changes. 

Mode description for prefix and suffix

Mode

Data type and significance

Custom text

Any changeable character string of any length.

Fixed text

Any character string of any length, which cannot be changed, e.g. the word project-.

Regular expression

To define the format of the project number insert a Regular expression and a Default.

Please note the format rules, for more information see Change the number format.

Examples of common formats

Example

Configuration

Four-digit year combined with sequence number (e.g. "2016-008")

 

components:

  • "2016-" (fixed prefix with year).
  • "Sequence number" (maximum 3 digits with leading zeroes).

Prefix:

  • Rule: ^\d{4}-$
  • Default: 2015- or 2016-

Sequence number: Digits: 3

 

Suffix: none

Sequence number with country code

 

components:

  • "Sequence number" (maximum 5 digits with leading zeroes).
  • Country code (-DE, -AT, -FR, ...).

Prefix: none

 

Sequence number: Digits: 5

 

Suffix:

 

  • Rule: ^-\w{2}$
  • Default: -DE

Simple sequence number

  • "Sequence number" (maximum 6 digits with leading zeroes).

Prefix: none

 

Sequence number: Digits : 6

 

Suffix: none

Free format

Prefix: any text

 

Sequence number: none

 

Suffix: none

   

Effects of changing the number format: