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Incremental Primary Key on CSV import

Posted on 2008-10-02
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Is it possible when importing via CSV in SQLyog to add lines with the same value for the Primary Key.
trying to add records to an existing database and some of the existing records have the same Primary Key value as some of the ones i am importing.

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Primary key's are unique so you won't be able to add more than 1 column with the same primary key
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The whole point of a primary key is that it is unique, so there is some way to identify each record. If the field you're using needs to have duplicates, then you should create another field to use as the primary key, perhaps simply an auto-incrementing number. You don't have to have the database sorted for display by the primary key.
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