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SharePoint Calculated Field, Fixed Digits, Combined/Calculated Column

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I want to use the ID field to create an ID number consisting of prefix, and combining one field [year] with the default [ID] field.

I only have SharePoint 2010 design capabilities, so I'm not able to create workflow to auto-generate numbers or install additional software. Is there a way to restart the auto generated ID when there is a new year. For example, if I have two items, can I view them as below in the same list?

ITEM1-2005-0001
ITEM1-2006-0001
ITEM1-2007-0001

With a max of 5 years per list?

The issue that I'm having is that I want the generated new ID at the end to be only 4 digits and not 5 digits. Also, I want the numbering to restart if there is a different year.

Below is the formula that I'm using. When it gets to the number 10, it moves to 5 digits; how do I keep only 4 digits?

="PREFIX"&"-"&[YEAR]&"-"&"000"&[ID]

My Current Results --

PREFIX-2016-0002
PREFIX-2016-0003
PREFIX-2016-0004
PREFIX-2016-0005
PREFIX-2016-0006
PREFIX-2016-0007
PREFIX-2016-0008
PREFIX-2014-0009
PREFIX-2007-00010
PREFIX-2010-00011
PREFIX-2007-00012
PREFIX-2016-00013
PREFIX-2016-00014

These are the results that I would like to see
PREFIX-2007-0001
PREFIX-2007-0002
PREFIX-2010-0001
PREFIX-2014-0001
PREFIX-2016-0001
PREFIX-2016-0002
PREFIX-2016-0003
PREFIX-2016-0004
PREFIX-2016-0005
PREFIX-2016-0006
PREFIX-2016-0007
PREFIX-2016-0008
PREFIX-2016-0009
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Michael Vasilevsky earned 500 total points
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Try:

=CONCATENATE("PREFIX-"&[YEAR]&"-",REPT("0",MAX(0,4-LEN(ID))),ID)
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Thank you Mvasilevsky! -- I believe that worked perfectly without having workflow rights.
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