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Posted on 2011-03-06
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How to set a auto increment value starting like  00001 instead of 1 ?


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Question by:3xtr3m3d
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The autoincrement value is a number (an integer).
So, leading 0s does not mean anything.

If you want to have leading 0s displayed in your client / program,
you need to manually format the data to be displayed with leading 0s.
It shouldn't be difficult to do.
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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I confirm the above statement, leading 0000 are formatting, not data.
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by:Ovid Burke
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You can specify zerofill:

ALTER TABLE `table_name`
MODIFY COLUMN `column_name`  int(10) UNSIGNED ZEROFILL NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT FIRST ;

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