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Ticks() is a function that returns a unique number based off of DateTime. Typically used for a uniquely identifiable number such as a document ID, case number, etc. Ticks() can be used in a binding in addition to a default value, placeholder, or metadata field.
|Output||Randomized 18 digit number|
Simple use of Ticks() to insert a random number into a binding.
Create a form field for Document ID where the default value is set using Ticks().
The user then gets the following dialogue during document creation.
Using Ticks() for setting the "description" document property as a random number.
Once the document has been created the title document property is a random identifiable number.