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Re: DAO/Access2k/MySQL5 rs.addnew #DELETED#
Posted by: Felix Bachmann
Date: August 30, 2005 07:36AM

Just to wrap up this discussion. I had the same problem and thanks to Jake's comments I found a workable solution for me.
To look for the record where the primary key is NULL didn't work for me. The select statement did not return any record. The solution I found is probably exactly what the ODBC driver does to synchronize with a newly created record. I used a DATE field. Here is how it works:

Dim dateAdded As String

Set ntrst = CurrentDb.OpenRecordset("SomeTable")
dateAdded = Format(Now(), "mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm:ss")
ntrst.AddNew
... update some fields
ntrst![Date Entered] = dateAdded ' This is a date field
ntrst.Update
ntrst.Close
Set ntrst = Nothing
sql = "SELECT ID from [SomeTable] where [Date Entered]=#" & dateAdded & "#"
Set ntrst = CurrentDb.OpenRecordset(sql)
transid = ntrst!ID ' here I have the correct ID

This solution still has a little risk of getting the wrong record in a multi-user environment if two users add a record to the table at the same second, but in my envrionemnt, which does not have heavy concurrency, it works fine.

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