ID of last row inserted

How can I get the primary key of the row I just inserted? I am using the mssql_ functions, MS SQL Server

thanks,

Rich
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snoyes_jwCommented:
Switch your application over to mySql and use mysql_insert_id().

Oh, you wanted a serious answer.  Try
$query = "SELECT @@IDENTITY";

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RichardFoxAuthor Commented:
Of course I would use MySQL given a choice!

Thanks jw

Rich
oscarschulzCommented:
using @@identity may faile in different cases. I do it like that. I add a additional collum with default NULL to the table.   When inserting a new row i put a value in that column. Then I search for the row with that value and take the ID from that row. For preaparing the next insert you have to set  the value in the additional colllum to Null.
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