set index to 1

Posted on 2011-05-02
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
i deleted all the rows of my table

but the 'id' auto increment column is still at the same number

I want it to start at 1 again
Question by:rgb192
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    And, next time, try using TRUNCATE TABLE yourtablename if you can.

    TRUNCATE not only removes all the rows but it also does it faster and it resets the Identity column's seed so that it starts at 1.

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