What does "Invoice number already exists" mean?

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I received an error message in my WebForms inbox from ACE Hardware that says "Invoice number already exists." What does that mean and how can I fix this problem?
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This is an error generated in ACE Hardware's system pertaining to a duplicate invoice. You may also have received messages such as "Same Invoice transmitted twice in One day," or "This Invoice Already Exists." All of these refer to a situation in which ACE Hardware has already received an invoice with a given invoice number. If you are trying to send a correction or an addendum, you should make sure that you check with ACE Hardware first so that they can clear the first invoice out of the system or re-open the purchase order on their end.