Sample Number

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Sample Number

Sample number naming schema item allows assignment of a unique number to each sample in one task only or for all recurring tasks. The following example shows the difference between the two use cases. Assume there are three samples in each task, and there are three tasks.

 

Task Code

Defined Sample

In one task only

For all recurring tasks



Resulting sample number for value unique

Task 1

Sample 1

Sample 2

Sample 3

1

2

3

1

2

3

Task 2

Sample 1

Sample 2

Sample 3

1

2

3

4

5

6

Task 3

Sample 1

Sample 2

Sample 3

1

2

3

7

8

9

 

In this example, when # is set to be unique in one task only, sample # will repeat in the next scheduled task. In order for sample # to generate unique values, the scope must be set to for all recurring tasks.