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Auto-numbering Items

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Question

Is it possible to auto-number items in Maximo?

Answer

Yes. You can set up auto-numbering for your items in the following manner:
1. Go to the Database Configuration and bring up the ITEM object.
2. Add ITEMNUM to the Autonumber field.
3. Add &AUTOKEY& to the Default Value field.
4. Configure the database.
5. Go to the Organization application and set the auto-number seed and a prefix for ITEMNUM.

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Modified date:
23 June 2018

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