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Automatic field in a table
Posted by: zahrah Land ()
Date: November 20, 2010 09:08AM

Hi,

I made a table with the following command:
create table book(bookid int not null auto_increment, bookname varchar(50));

I tried to insert 8 books in this table and I managed to do that but I deleted them and that has been done successfuly. then I started adding a new book but the problem is when I write the command
select * from book;
I found my book but its bookid=9, although there is only one book in my table and the eigth previous books have been deleted. Why this is happeneing?? How can I start with 1 ? Is it because bookid automatic ?

Sorry for explain everything but I want the picture to be clear.
thanks in advance

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Automatic field in a table zahrah Land 11/20/2010 09:08AM
Re: Automatic field in a table Erik Haselhofer 11/20/2010 11:24AM
Re: Automatic field in a table Peter Brawley 11/20/2010 11:49AM


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