This article is to avoid confusion regarding the check # field in vendor payment and demonstrate how it is accessed in workflow.
The check # field in vendor payment record is different from the check # field in workflow. The check # can be accessed through workflow by using the field 'Ref. no.'.
Example: Setting check # in vendor payment on load
1. Customization > Workflow > Workflows > New
-Name the workflow
-Set the Record Type field to Transaction
-For subtypes, set it to Vendor Payment
-Set the Release Status field to Released
-Set Initiation to Event Based. Check both On Create and On Update
2. Click the State 1 button. Name the state.
-Click New Action.
-Select Set Field Value.
-Select Set trigger on to Before User Edit
-Set the Field to Ref. no. and select Static Value for the value
-Type in the check # inside Text