All tables in the MERA Open ä may have an associated range of numbers that determine whether a table's key can be entered by the user or be assigned by the system. If a table has no associate number series, the key, of course, entered by the user in the creation of a new row in the table. A number series can contain numbers, letters and special characters, but there are only counted on the numerical part. The system counts up until there is an unused number. Some tables are created automatically from others, for example. Create a slip from a sales order. The sequence for example. slips can be content with being a prefix to the sales order number. If so generated more rows (slips) from a table (sales order) form a continuous 2 digit suffix.
A number sequence automatically stops at:
And transferred to a new number series. If there is no set new number series, interrupted transaction and the user is notified that the number sequence is over and a new one must be hospitalized.
A number series can be:
In addition, a table number series points to another table, and you can run the same number series for several different tables. Eg. if you want the sales and purchase order must be running in the same number series.