Define a Format Dialog
The Define a Format dialog can be used to define an enumerator format string for the string properties document name, file name, and version, for which uniqueness must be ensured.
String properties that include enumerator format substrings define a sequence of valid string values (for example, aaa%3s.pfd defines values: "aaa a.pfd", "aaa b.pfd", "aaa c.pfd", and so on), from which the first non-repetitive in the context value is regarded as a unique value.
Enumerator format string has the following format (brackets denote optional values):
The Define a Format dialog can be opened:
- From the Advanced Document Creation Wizard's Document Properties page. In this case the Define a Format dialog is used to assist in defining document name, description and file name. The Format button that launches the dialog is only enabled when the Advanced Document Creation Wizard is being used for multiple document creation (whether by creating new documents, dragging and dropping existing documents from another folder, or importing multiple documents).
- From the Create a Document dialog that opens when a document name or file name conflict occurs when you attempt to create, copy, or move a document to a folder that already contains a document with the same document or file name.
- From the Define Version Rules dialog that opens when you select multiple documents and select .
- On the
Settings tab of the
User Properties dialog ( ) by double-clicking items: