Thanks, I don't know what I was thinking ?!?
>To: "B Wiley Snyder" <wwwileynet@stripped>
>Subject: Re: How to retain "Key" order when Deleting a Row
>Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2005 14:48:54 -0400
>"B Wiley Snyder" <wwwileynet@stripped> wrote on 04/11/2005 10:38:12 PM:
> > Hello experts,
> > I just need someone to please point me in the right direction on
> > my "key" or id order in my table when I delete a row. So for example I
> > 10 rows Id 1-10 that are created automatically when the record is
> > So if I delete record with id 5 my id's are not 1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9,10 but
> > 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 ???
> > thanks
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>It sounds like you are confusing a data storage requirement (a unique,
>non-repeating identifier for every row) with a presentation requirement (a
>neatly numbered list of records). If I need a nicely ordered list of
>numbers, I use my programming language to provide it. If I need to
>uniquely identify a record, I use the ID.
>When an ID has been issued, it generally stays "used" even if that record
>no longer exists.
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