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Get value from autonumber field once a record has been copied.

Get value from autonumber field once a record has been copied.

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HI. I have been able to create a record with duplicate entries using an INSERT command that incorporates a SELECT command. Once my new record has been created, I need to get the number of an Autonumber filed for the new record so I can make entries in a couple of secondary tables. Any suggestions?

RE: Get value from autonumber field once a record has been copied.

After the INSERT, wouldn't the new record have the highest Autonumber?
So I would just do:

Select Max(AutonumberField) As MyLastAutoNo
From YourTable

Have fun.

---- Andy

A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station.

RE: Get value from autonumber field once a record has been copied.

How about

CODE

Dim MyAutoNumber as long
MyAutoNumber  = currentDb.openrecordset(Select @@identity As MyAutoNumber)!MyAutoNumber 

RE: Get value from autonumber field once a record has been copied.

If you use Access 2010 (+) you may want to investigate Access Macros 2010: How To Use Data Table Macro Triggers. I would hope you just need a simple Macro (trigger) to do what you want: insert some records to other table(s) when one record is inserted to one table.

Have fun.

---- Andy

A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station.

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