Generates unique Numbers for any Entities

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Generates unique Numbers for any Entities

Starting situation

Microsoft Dynamics CRM generates unique numbers exclusively for a selection of system entities. The numbers that are generated are alphanumeric, very long, rather inelegant and cannot be customized in a flexible manner.

Numbers are indispensable for search functions, interfaces and in print on documents for the unique identification of customers, quotes, orders, invoices, queries, installations, etc. 


The AddOn called AutoNumbering generates unique numbers for various kinds of entities (System and Custom) for the use as customer numbers, quote numbers, order numbers, invoice numbers, query or request numbers, etc.

Various numbering systems are supported, such as :

  • simple integers in ascending order,
  • combined numbers consisting of an increasing number and a timestamp,
  • numbers that are reset when the year changes, etc.

The same number master can be used as desired for several entities, e.g. as a unique, comprehensive customer number for companies and contacts, or for business and individual customers. Optionally, integer fields or string fields can be used as targets. The numbers will be assigned automatically while creating new records. You can add a prefix and suffix to each number, e.g. INV-123456 or 123456-OIL.

The initialize functionality makes it possible to allocate numbers for already existing records without numbers. Thanks to the possibility of including separate assemblies/DLLs, there are no limits to the design of numbers.


  • Quick identification and locating of records,
  • Simplifying the internal and external communication,
  • Interfaces can be implemented without conflicts and duplicates.

Invoicing Ident generated via AutoNumbering
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Additional Information

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AddOn Autonumbering
Server license < 51 User 900 CHF
Server license < 101 User 1350 CHF
Server license < 201 User 1800 CHF

Annual Software Assurance is 18% of the license price

In case your CRM has a higher amount of users or you would like to receive an individual offer, please contact us directly.

Version 7.2.4
Date of publication 31.10.2016
Language * DE / EN

* Additional languages can be provided on request