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Resetting Auto Number data types

Resetting Auto Number data types

Resetting Auto Number data types

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Is it possible to reset an autonumbered field when records are deleted from the database?

RE: Resetting Auto Number data types

Hello,

I was looking at this today...with the database open, go to 'Tools', 'Database Utilities', then 'Compact and Repair Database' (in Access 2000) or 'Compact Database' (in Access 97. This should get rid of any unwanted autonumbers that you do not need anymore.

Piran

RE: Resetting Auto Number data types

Try doing a select ordering by the autonumber field with offset 0 (zero) and limit 1 (one) and then updating that field to your number....

I hope it works...

RE: Resetting Auto Number data types

(auto increment) My auto increment field in mySQL Database does not work perfectly together with access 2000. I get an error message after I have inserted more than two records. Does anybody know about this problem and can tell me how to solve?

Thanks Armin

RE: Resetting Auto Number data types

just as suggestion..
what i've done before to reset autonumber field was to drop the column with autofield, then use ALTER table to insert this column back as autonumber.
if you have this field indexed, then drop index first, then drop column, then add column, then add index back.

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