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Create Autonumber in Excel for a Bug Report.

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by dazkool, Jan 27, 2011.

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  1. dazkool

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    Hi guys,

    I was looking up various searches in Google, and I came across this old thread: http://forums.techguy.org/business-applications/826352-solved-autonumbering-macros-excel-2007-a.html

    Basically, I am creating a Software Bug Report which will be filled in by Testers who testing some internal software. When they load up the Bug Report, I want to assign it a Defect ID in the format "DEFECTXXX" where "XXX" starts at 001 and then increments automatically.

    However, each bug report needs to be saved as its own spreadsheet, so I will need the autonumber to pick up the last used number from the previous saved workbook - if that makes sense.

    I also want to then take that Defect ID "DEFECTXXX" and use it to form the filename for each saved report for example "DEFECTXXX Report.xls" - is that possible to do??

    Many thanks in advance for your help.
     
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