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Predetermining Auto Numbers :-I

Predetermining Auto Numbers :-I

Predetermining Auto Numbers :-I

(OP)
Hey ghubbell
(I know you would be the one to answers this one)

I can't recall if I saw this question or not
But You know how I have been working with blue print numbers.
I was curious if its possible to start an auto number at a predetermined number i.e. instead of 1, 2, 3 and so on. Is it possible to start at say 100 and then go 101, 102, 103 and so on?
Only reason why I am asking, is because on the Northwind traders database, I noticed their orders table auto number started at like 102101.


By the way thank you for the help with the bad expression.

Joel

RE: Predetermining Auto Numbers :-I

Sure Joel, I've never done it using autonumbers but I did see a thread around a week or two ago and someone said either append a stack of records and delete them, or another idea which I didn't try was to append 1 record into the table and append the number you want -1 onto~into the Autonumber field. Give it a go on a copy of your table!

Gord
ghubbell@total.net

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