troubleshooting Question

sql populate data script for primary key values

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ok so I have created a table  that has a primary key of addressID.  When I run a script to populate some data in there how do I show it to be autoincreminting?

Look at the INSERT INTO script below and you will notice that there is a "1" or "2" being dumped into the addressID field.  This works but I would rather has a way of that just automatically just being filled in.  I'm guessing that I need to run a script that tells that colum to be auto incrementing... Then what do I pu in place of the addressID "1" or "2" in the populate script?

create table address
(      addressID                  int                  not null,
      addressLine1            char(25)      not null,
      addressLine2            char(25)      not null,
      city                        char(25)      not null,
      stateAbv                  char(2)            not null,
      zip                              int                  not null,
      phone                        char(25)      not null,
      primary key(addressID)
)


INSERT INTO Address (addressID, addressLine1, addressLine2, city, stateabv, zip, phone) VALUES
('1', '7586 Whistlewood SW', ' ', 'Byron Center', 'MI', '49315', '6165558888'),
('2', '7584 Whistlewood SW', ' ', 'Byron Center', 'MI', '49315', '6165559999'),
('3','90 Port Sheldon Rd SW', ' ', 'Grandville', 'MI', '49418', '6165557777'),
('4','92 Port Sheldon Rd SW', ' ', 'Grandville', 'MI', '49418', '6165556666'),
('5','319 Perry', 'Suite A', 'Wyoming', 'MI', '49419', '6165555555'),
('6','319 Perry', 'Suite B', 'Wyoming', 'MI', '49419', '6165554444'),
('7','319 Perry', 'Suite C', 'Wyoming', 'MI', '49419', '6165553333'),
('8','319 Perry', 'Suite D', 'Wyoming', 'MI', '49419', '6165551111')

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