I am off to try the auto increment. I will post back if I cannot get it
to work properly.
Again, thanks everyone.
From: Bastien Koert <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; email@example.com
Sent: Mon, 20 Jun 2005 13:30:13 -0400
Subject: RE: [PHP-DB] auto-generating next id (in order) for an add
post your code and db structure, it might be simpler to use an auto
increment value and let the db do the work in assigning the next
>From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>Subject: [PHP-DB] auto-generating next id (in order) for an add
>Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2005 12:54:20 -0400
>I have a site that allows reporters to enter their articles into a
forum. I >am then spilling their articles onto the main page from a
MySQL dbase via a >php script, read "LATEST ARTICLES".
>I am now entering the data myself after they email it to me, however
this >is becoming more of a task I dont' have time for as the number of
articles >increase per day.
>Right now, I have an addarticle.php page where they can enter their
>information. I have ran a test of this script, and it works great.
However, >I have been entering the PHP IDs myself in ascending order
(i.e. 0005, >0006, 0007) because I can see all of the articles.
>The reporters however are not able to see these articles, and instead
of >having them enter a random php ID, I'd like my add script to check
for the >last ID entered and then enter the number above (i.e.... add
row to table, >check PHP ID, if 0007 is last row entered, enter 0008
for php ID for new >article).
>Does anyone know how to add this particular command to a page, and if
>Thank you in advance.
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