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Auto generate list item number in SharePoint

I've created a list where staff create new items and added a simple 'ID' number column (which is hidden) so every time someone adds an item, it generates a new ID number for that item.

 

It doesn't have to be a complicated ID number, just going 1,2,3,4,5,6 etc would be absolutely fine.

 

How do I achieve this with Flow?

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Re: Auto generate list item number in SharePoint

Hi @mbutterz , 

 

In sharepoint you already have an ID column that auto updates withe record number as 1, 2, 3 etc. 

 

Click on Add Column -> Show/Hide Column and enable the ID column. 

 

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Hope this Helps!

 

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Re: Auto generate list item number in SharePoint

Hi @mbutterz , 

 

In sharepoint you already have an ID column that auto updates withe record number as 1, 2, 3 etc. 

 

Click on Add Column -> Show/Hide Column and enable the ID column. 

 

Screenshot: 

 

Picture10.png

Hope this Helps!

 

If this reply has answered your question or solved your issue, please mark this question as answered. Answered questions helps users in the future who may have the same issue or question quickly find a resolution via search. If you liked my response, please consider giving it a thumbs up. THANKS!

mbutterz
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Re: Auto generate list item number in SharePoint

Ah of course! Thanks for pointing that out!

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