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Method: getInvoiceIdFromInvoiceNumber

Returns the latest invoice ID for an invoice prefix and invoice number pair.

Request

Field Type Description  
type string A string identifying the type of the invoice. Value one of: purchases sales required
invoicePrefix string The invoice prefix (e.g.: INV, PUR, ...). required
invoiceNumber string The invoice number. required

Response

Field Type Description  
return integer The invoice number. optional

Examples

Request

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<Envelope xmlns="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
    <Header>
        <authenticate xmlns="https://secure.clearbooks.co.uk/api/accounting/soap/">
            <apiKey xmlns="">yourApiKey</apiKey>
        </authenticate>
    </Header>
    <Body>
        <getInvoiceIdFromInvoiceNumber xmlns="https://secure.clearbooks.co.uk/api/accounting/soap/">
            <type>sales</type>
            <invoicePrefix>INV</invoicePrefix>
            <invoiceNumber>1</invoiceNumber>
        </getInvoiceIdFromInvoiceNumber>
    </Body>
</Envelope>

Response

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<SOAP-ENV:Envelope xmlns:SOAP-ENV="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/" xmlns:ns1="https://secure.clearbooks.co.uk/api/accounting/soap/">
    <SOAP-ENV:Body>
        <ns1:getInvoiceIdFromInvoiceNumberResponse>
            <return>411</return>
        </ns1:getInvoiceIdFromInvoiceNumberResponse>
    </SOAP-ENV:Body>
</SOAP-ENV:Envelope>