When custom IDs were required I was doing this using SP Designer workflows using similar guidance we see here: https://dlairman.wordpress.com/2012/02/13/auto-increment-workflow-screenshots/
I am looking to generate an ID similar to: FR-2020-0001 and so on and so forth.
I would like to use newer technology with Nintex to accomplish this. Finally I am working for a client that has Nintex!!!! I
I found this posting and it seems to do what I want to accomplish:
However, it's not as thorough for a novice to Nintex such as myself. It looks close to what I was doing in SP Designer with some exceptions as far as I can tell. If anyone knows of anything similar with more in-depth explanation it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time.
I created workflow with following steps:
1) Query current list to get all custom IDs into a collection
2) Get last item's ID in descending order
3) Strip text characters using Regex
4) Increment the number by - Do calculation
5) Rebuild the string
6) Update list item