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Hi All

I need some help if at all possible.



I have created a document and inserted the merged fields that I require from a data source (excel spreadsheet). One of the merged fields is a class number (ABCD1234). I would like for the system to add a hyphen and a sequential number (-1,-2, -3 etc) following the class number once the document is merged.

Just to explain why.

I have a locally produced certificate which needs a unique reference number at the bottom. In order to give the certificates a unique number it is my intention to use the class number (ABCD1234) followed by hyphen 1 (-1) and so on. The outcome would be for the unique number to look like this:

ABCD1234-1
ABCD1234-2
ABCD1234-3
Etc

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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All you need do is insert the class number followed by a hyphen then a MERGESEQ or MERGEREC field.
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You also asked about this in another thread: https://www.msofficeforums.com/excel...l-numbers.html

Please don't ask what is essentially the same question in multiple threads.
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You also asked about this in another thread: https://www.msofficeforums.com/excel...l-numbers.html

Please don't ask what is essentially the same question in multiple threads.
Yes Paul sorry about that. I initially thought to do it in a word document then decided it would be easier to add a column to my spreadsheet and then add the merged filed to my word document.

Thank you very much for your help. I will try your solution.

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