Based on this subject, i would have another question.
What if I delete all records, would it be possible to reset the
auto_increment? (as a reson of why, I just like having the things done
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul DuBois" <paul@stripped>
To: "Prabu Subroto" <prabusubroto@stripped>; <mysql@stripped>
Sent: Monday, April 28, 2003 7:09 PM
Subject: Re: Resetting Autoincrement.
> At 5:54 -0700 4/28/03, Prabu Subroto wrote:
> >Dear my friends....
> >I have a column with auto_increment, namely "SalesID".
> >I want to know how to reset the auto_increment.
> >For example:
> >I have 20 persons who work as our sales. So it means
> >the last SalesID is 20.
> >If I delete the last row of SalesID (20) and insert a
> >new one than it will start not from 20 but from 21.
> >Where as I want it starts back from 20.
> >The second question is: "Is it possible to make the
> >MySQL (3.23.55) reset the auto_increment
> Automatically? No. Why do you want to, anyway? (Why bother?)
> Paul DuBois
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