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Help with WSS 3.0 formulas

  Asked By: Elton    Date: May 24    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1258

I need a formula that would be based on 2 factors:

1. Sequential - each number would be +1 to the previous number.
2. Date/Year based - the first 2 digits would be the year i.e.

If year is "2008" then:


This will be a column in a list that I am working on for our WSS 3.0
project tracking site. Each Item would have a different sequential
number. Any help?



1 Answer Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Candy Walter     Answered On: May 24

you need to consider developing a custom field type to do this.
There isn't anything in the box that will do this.

Another option would be to develop an event receiver or custom workflow
activity that updates a (read only) site column when a new item is

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