BTW... you only need to do it once. Subsequent INSERTS will follow on from
the previous insert.
Owen Prime wrote:
> You can specify the next auto_increment id by using
> SET INSERT_ID = #;
> Where # is your desired number. Will only work for the next INSERT/ALTER.
> Have a look down the bottom of 7.33 in the MySQL language reference.
> Gavin Nouwens wrote:
>> Hi peoples,
>> Just wondering if it's possible with mysql to start an auto-increment
>> field at a specified number instead of 0001?
>> I could always just code it in php to add another number onto it to get
>> it to the right start point, but leaves areas for human error to creep
>> Any help would be appreciated!
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