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Ad sequence number to new record in MS Access

Nicola Siotto
Last Modified: 2021-03-06
I have several forms but these are all linked to the same table and create or elaborate records on the same table.

Here's what the form looks like:

The CPR control right now is automatically created in the properties as automatic value and consists of a fixt value which remains indefinitely the same PC.CPR. + a variable value which is the year. On the first of January of each year the year of course will update and the numbers will re-start from 0001 in four digits. So from that one any new record will add a number, i.e. PC.CPR.2021.0002, PC.CPR.2021.0003 PC.CPR.2021.0004 and so on.

When the form is opened of I wish to number the CPR # control automatically considering the last record and numbering automatically subsequently and also when i click on the NEXT record on the bottom of the form to do the same.

Is it possible. And if yes, how?

For reference purposes:
The form is called: _CPR_NEW
The table is called: main
Record is called: CPR
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