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Create a Serial Number

This sample creates a serial number, which you could use, for instance, to index task items.

Last modified: 2006/01/20 | Accessed: 28.649  | #15
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SAM automatically sets the sending account, or sender address, and folder for sent items based on several criteria.

This sample creates a serial number and stores it in a simple text file. Please note, the directory must already exist while the file will automatically be created if necessary.


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Public Function GetNextID() As Long
  Dim lCurrID As Long
  Dim File As String

  File = "C:Sample.txt"
  lCurrID = Val(ReadFile(File))
  lCurrID = lCurrID + 1
  WriteFile File, CStr(lCurrID), False
  GetNextID = lCurrID
End Function
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