Item Number Formats

Written by Jarad on March 20, 2023

Every Item acquired into FastBound gets issued a unique item number. These numbers can be customized by clicking Settings on the left menu bar, then clicking on the Acquire tab.

If you need your next available item number changed please contact support and we can change it for you. DO NOT put the next number you want to appear in this setting. 

To see what your next Item Number will be based on your format, click the Preview sample button. 


To customize your Item Numbers:

  • HTML is not allowed

  • Regular text is allowed

  • The max length of the result is 25 characters

The following number formats are available to use for your Items

  • {Acquire:) – This is the date the item was Acquired
    formats include:
    YY – Two digit year
    YYYY – Four digit year
    MM – Two digit month
    MMMM – Full Month

  • {Item:} is a sequence number
    You can pad the number by adding zeros

The Counter can be customized to reset:

  • Never (The counter will never reset back to 1)

  • Monthly (The counter will reset back to 1 every month on the 1st day of the month)

  • Yearly (The counter will reset back to 1 on the 1st day of January every year)

Sample Item Number Formats

  • {Item:00000} (default selected) results in 00001

  • {Acquire:YYYY}-{Item:00000} (default option) results in 2023-00001

  • {Acquire:YYYY}-{Item:00000} (default option) results in 2023-00001

  • {Acquire:YYYY} results in 2023

  • {Acquire:YY} results in 17

  • {Acquire:MMMM} results in June

  • {Acquire:MM} results in 06

  • {Item:0} results in 1

  • {Item:00000} results in 00001 

  • {Item:000000000} results in 000000001

  • {Acquire:YYYY-MM}-{Item:000000} results in 2023-06-000001

  • {Acquire:MMMM-YYYY}-{Item:00000} results in June-2023-00001

  • {Acquire:YYYY:MM}-{Item:00000} results in 2023:06-00001

  • {Acquire:YYYY}-{Item:00000} Store #3 results in 2023-00001 store #3

  • {Item:000000000} results in 000000001