BTW... you only need to do it once. Subsequent INSERTS will follow on from the previous insert.
Owen Prime wrote: > Gavin, > > 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. > > Cheers, > > Owen > > 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 >> in! >> >> Any help would be appreciated! >> >> -gav. -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php