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From:Dan Nelson Date:June 8 2002 4:21am
Subject:Re: inserting values w/ relationships
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In the last episode (Jun 07), Jule Slootbeek said:
> Hey gang,
> 	I have two tables:
> 
> user
> +------------+------------------+------+-----+---------+---------------+
> | Field      | Type             | Null | Key | Default | Extra         |
> +------------+------------------+------+-----+---------+---------------+
> | user_id    | int(10) unsigned |      | PRI | NULL    | auto_increment|
> | first_name | varchar(10)      |      |     |         |               |
> | last_name  | varchar(20)      |      |     |         |               |
> | email      | varchar(100)     |      |     |         |               |
> | username   | varchar(16)      |      |     |         |               |
> | password   | varchar(32)      |      |     |         |               |
> +------------+------------------+------+-----+---------+---------------+
> 
> and
> 
> quiz
> +---------+------------------+------+-----+---------+----------------+
> | Field   | Type             | Null | Key | Default | Extra          |
> +---------+------------------+------+-----+---------+----------------+
> | quiz_id | int(10) unsigned |      | PRI | NULL    | auto_increment |
> | user_id | int(10) unsigned |      |     | 0       |                |
> | title   | varchar(255)     |      |     |         |                |
> +---------+------------------+------+-----+---------+----------------+
> 
> now user_id and is a relationship between user and quiz...
> How do i make sure that when i insert a new row into quiz that user_id
> gets taken from quiz, without me having to look it up in user and
> entering it manually?
> any ideas?

INSERT INTO users VALUES (NULL,'myfname','mylname','myemail','username','pass');
INSERT INTO quiz VALUES (NULL,LAST_INSERT_ID(), 'title goes here');

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	Dan Nelson
	dnelson@stripped

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inserting values w/ relationshipsJule Slootbeek8 Jun
  • Re: inserting values w/ relationshipsDan Nelson8 Jun