Requirements

  • This feature is available since Strawberry 6.4.15

Usage

  1. Log into the Administration panel and click on the Projects tab
  2. Expand the Custom Project Metadata bar
  3. Click on the Metadata Set that you want to populate with a number generator
  4. Once the set is expanded, click on the Add Item button located below the set
  • Name: The name of the number generator field as the user will see it (for example “Campaign ID”)
  • Type: Number Generator
  • Generator: The pattern which is used to generate the numbers. See examples below.
  • Use in Project String: Defines if the output from this number generator will appear in the project name if the user enables the checkbox “Create Project Name from Metadata” upon project creation.

Examples

#SEQ6 generates a 6-digit sequential number. #RAN6 generates a 6-digit random number. You may prefix or suffix the number with any custom string and delimiter. The generated number must have at least 4 digits and not more than 12 digits.

Example 1: An 8-digit random number.

#RAN8

Example 2: An 8 -digit random number with a custom “ABC” prefix and an underscore between the prefix and the number.

ABC_#RAN8

Example 3: An 8 -digit random number with a custom “ABC” prefix, an “XYZ” suffix and underscores between the prefix/suffix and the number.

ABC_#RAN8_XYZ

Example 4: A 5-digit sequential number with a custom “ABC” prefix and a hyphen between the prefix and the number.

ABC-SEQ5

Last modified: Jun 09, 2022

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