ACE auto-numbering?

Dave Matthews matthews at GREENGENES.CIT.CORNELL.EDU
Mon Nov 27 18:09:24 EST 1995


> Dave,
>         Are you thinking of the "New Class Format" command in aceclient? I
> don't know if it exists in xace or tace.
> 
> The "?" (help) command in aceclient says,
> 
>         "New Class Format: i.e New Plate ya%%dx.y creates ya8x.y if ya7x.y"

Yes, maybe that is what I was thinking of.  It doesn't seem to work in xace.
If I load

Colleague : "Bill"
Mail "Here"

Colleague : "Bill%%d"
Mail "There"

, the Colleague who lives There is named Bill%%d.

Thanks for the help though, I knew I'd heard of something like this 
somewhere.

- Dave




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