We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

Retrieve latest AutoNumber from table after DAO AddNew record

shambalad asked
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
I am using DAO to write new records to a table where the primary key is an AutoNumber type field. After executing the .AddNew, .Update. I would like to retrieve the primary key for the record that was just added. What is the best way to do this? I am working in Access 2007.
Watch Question
Top Expert 2011
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 2 Answers and 5 Comments.
See Answers
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE