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How to re-initialize Identity column without truncating table? can any one help!!!!!!!!!!

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How to re-initialize Identity column without truncating table? can any one help!!!!!!!!!!
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 50 total points
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dbcc checkident tablename (reseed, <new_seed>, <new_increment> )
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by:Lowfatspread
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what exactly do you wish to accomplish?

AngelIII's code will reset an identity Value to the new (new_seed) value if the identity does not have the NOT FOR REPLICATION clause  also specified on it...

do you want to reset a current identity value?
change the increment?
re-number all existing identity values?

...?

also which version / edition of SQL Server are we dealing with...?  
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