Numbering should follow usual sequences

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For a strange drawing I need callout numbers A...Z, AA, AB, AC, ... AZ, BA ... BZ
Snagit, however insists on ... Y, Z, AA, BB, CC ... which is very unusual.
When tying to change the BB to AB, I get the message
«
Invalid value. Values must follow the sequence 1 to 99999, A to Z, or AA to ZZZZZ. The following values are not supported:
-Combination of numbers and letters (1b)
-Characters other than numbers and letters (%)
-Combination of uppercase and lowercase letters (Ab)
»
IMHO this must be changed (at least with an option or at best with a numbering scheme).
My current solution is much handwork after the Z...


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klaus

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Posted 7 months ago

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Add one voice in support.
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Paul

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Hey guys, a request that includes this is already in the 2018 RoundUp.  Please could you go an cast you votes there, to increase the chances of it being included in SnagIt 2020?

https://feedback.techsmith.com/techsmith/topics/suggestions-for-step-tool
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@Paul: the mentioned post does not touch the problem of 'numbering' alphabetically. With 1..99 it is obvious how to continue, but for A...Z, AA ... there is no globally defined sequence, only a 'most common' for which I request implementation.
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Paul

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OK, so please would you add that as a comment on the other post so it can be easily seen when TechSmith come to review the development list.
A - ZZZZZ is how spreadsheets have labelled columns for decades so there is plenty of precedent.