Auto numbering allows to assign a sequence and a number to every new document you create.
Availability: Business and Enterprise
Enable it via the Add-ons store, Productivity category.
Go to Settings on the lower left > Settings > Auto Numbering. Click on “Add Sequence” to add a new sequence and a start number. Click Add when finished.
a sequence can have up to 32 characters with a starting number up to 9 digits.
Adding a sequence on a template
Now, once you have setup your sequences, it’s best to set them up in your templates, so your future documents created from this template will include the sequence and number.
Open a template, click the context menu > Template details, scroll down to Template Sequence and click on the “Gear” icon.
Сhoose your Sequence you've just created or create a new one here. Сlick “Apply” when finished.
Note:templates can acquire a sequence only, all documents created from these templates will inherit this sequence and a corresponding number.
Here's what your template with sequence applied will look like in the list view. Next image shows a document created from this template.
Use the Sequence variable to populate the sequence number
Once you have configured the above, you can go to Data > Variables, there you will see a variable at the bottom of the list called “Document.SeqNumber” that you can use to populate on the document body.
Adding sequence and numbering on documents
If you need to add/change the sequence on a document, click the context menu > Document details > Document Sequence > Gear icon
you will not have the option to change the number of the document.
Searching by sequence
Go to the Documents section in PandaDoc, click Search and search by a sequence and number.