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Artwork IDs

Make it easy to identify your artworks with IDs.

When shipping artworks or communicating with galleries, using artwork titles can be a little confusing. You may have multiple untitled artworks, or artworks with similar titles. Even if your titles are unique, they can be long or cumbersome to write out again and again.

Using artwork IDs can help you unambiguously identify artworks in your collection. They are short, unique, and easy to remember.

Auto-generated IDs

By default, Valise will automatically generate artwork IDs for you. These look something like BD-0001 or BD-4351. Valise’s auto-generated IDs are made up of two parts:

  1. A prefix, like BD-, which is drawn from your team’s name.
  2. And a number, like 0001.

Each time you create an artwork, Valise will take the highest numbered ID and increment it for you. So if you have BD-0001 and BD-0002, the next artwork you create will be BD-0003.

If you don’t like the default format, you can change it at any time. Valise will pick up where you left off. If you change BD-0003 to ART-0003, the next artwork you create will be ART-0004.

Creating artwork IDs

When you create an artwork, the ID will be automatically generated for you. It will default to the next available ID in sequence. If you don’t like the ID format, you can edit it at any time. Any future artworks you add to Valise will use the new format.

If you’d like to change the format of many IDs at once, reach out to us. It takes us a few minutes and we’re happy to save you the time.

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