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This article will explain what the Ticks() function is and provide examples of how it can be utilized with the binding syntax in smart templates.
What is the Ticks() function?
Ticks() is a function that returns a unique number based on the date and time. The function is commonly used for with template settings and properties to set a uniquely identifiable number for a document ID.
|Output||Unique 18 digit number|
Ticks() function examples
Using the Ticks() function into a custom text binding smart field to insert a unique number in the smart template
Using the Ticks() function as the prefill text of the "DocumentID" question originating from the response form.
The result looks like this:
Using the Ticks() function as the 'Title' property through the template settings and properties.
Once the document has been created the 'Title' document property is a unique identifiable number:
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