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Ghouse Modhin
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Sir,

I am creating a bill report Application..I want to generate a sequence number for bill that is starting from 1.and if date changes the sequence number again starts with 1.

help me sir.



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Henry Wong
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Ghouse Modhin wrote:
I am creating a bill report Application..I want to generate a sequence number for bill that is starting from 1.and if date changes the sequence number again starts with 1.


Pretty straightforward request. What have you done so far?

Henry


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Winston Gutkowski
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Ghouse Modhin wrote:I want to generate a sequence number for bill that is starting from 1.and if date changes the sequence number again starts with 1.

Any particular reason why? It sounds like the computer equivalent of 'mixing metaphors' to me.

And anyway, what is a 'date' in your mini-verse? Local? GMT? Does it start at midnight? Midday? 8AM? Does it use Daylight savings?

Lots of questions to answer before we can suggest a solution.

Winston


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