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Allow custom user-defined thought ID serial numbers

I often work in different systems and need a shorthand way to cross-reference between thoughts on PersonalBrain and entries in other systems. I would like to be able to create user-defined serialized GUIDs. For example, Tasks are a certain type of thought, so I would number these Txxxxx or 6xxxxx. Accounts and contacts are another type, so I would number these Axxxxx or 7xxxxx, and so forth. That way, if I need to refer to this somewhere outside of my Personal Brain, I can use 600132, for example, as a shorthand for a task that I can look up in Personal Brain and see how it is related to other things.

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      • AnonymousAnonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        PS - here is my current system. I am entering these manually and keeping logs, but an automatic serial number generator would automate this:

        1xxxxx = Documents (as in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
        2xxxxx = Serial Numbers (computers, equipment, vehicles, etc.)
        3xxxxx = Model Numbers (computers, equipment, appliances, etc.)
        4xxxxx = Information Units (emails, meeting notes, scans, photos, etc.)
        5xxxxx = Locations (rooms, addresses, cities, mapquest points, etc.)
        6xxxxx = Tasks, Assignments, Jobs, Projects, Programs, Routines, etc.
        7xxxxx = Accounts, Contacts, Departments, Suppliers, Names, etc.
        8xxxxx = File Locations (folders, archives, directories, URLs, etc.)
        9xxxxx = Part Numbers (stockable parts for inventory - for example, printer cartridges, office supplies, etc.)

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