At 22:28 -0600 3/21/03, Paul DuBois wrote:
>At 20:04 -0800 3/21/03, Todd Cary wrote:
>><div class="moz-text-flowed" style="font-family: -moz-fixed">I
>>would like to avoid the necessity of specifying all of the fields -
>>instead use the following syntax:
>>INSERT INTO teachers VALUES
>>However, the first field is an autoincrementing field. Will MySQL
>>ignore my value and overwrite it with the "auto" value?
>No. It will only generate an auto-increment value if you specify NULL or
>omit the column value from the statement. In the latter case you
>must provide a column list so that MySQL knows which data values go in
Er, ... go in which *columns*.