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Change Invoice Numbers in Back-end? 
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Total Posts:  115
Joined:  2010-10-06

Hello everybody,

this may sound like a stupid question, but I can’t figure it out by myself and hope to get some advices here.
I’d like to change the default invoice numbers, because I think it looks ridiculous to have an invoice number like #200000007.

I know that there are some threads about a workaround here, but since I’m not very good in programming I don’t want to mess my whole shop up by fiddling around with something I don’t really know.

When I googled for a solution I kept reading that all the workarounds were necessary for Magento up to Version 1.6. It was claimed that since version 1.6. you can easily change that number in the back-end of the shop.
But unfortunately I couldn’t find any exact description and I just can’t find that option. BTW, my shop is running on so it should be somewhere....

Any ideas where to change that?
Your help would be great!

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