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SQL statement

I have an Ms SQL table
Table1
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ID (Counter, auto-increment) (UNIQUE)
Field1  varchar(50) (NOT UNIQUE)

In my java code, I run a statement like
executeUpdate("INSERT INTO Table1...").
I want to be abble to retreive the value "ID" if the counter
just created in SQL. What's the BEST way? (no Requery and MoveLast please...)
Thanks
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nats042897
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jpk041897Commented:
Have you tried Inserting into two tables?

Make the second table contain the ID of the last element and the IP of the user that updated it. (Use this last value as an index to delete the record once you are done with it).

For instance:

executeUpdate("INSERT INTO Table1, Table2..., Table2 =Table1.ID").



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mlimotteCommented:
The answer is dependant on the DBMS that you are using.

In MS SQL Server, you can "SELECT @@IDENTITY".  This will give you the last value auto-inserted into an identity column in the current session.

In Informix:  The value can be obtained with
DBINFO('sqlca.sqlerrd1')  
   LET  p_newformkey = DBINFO('sqlca.sqlerrd1');


Oracle: You can select from the SEQUENCE object first, and then insert that value into the table.


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