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Doing a one-to-many insert in C#

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Hello,

I'm trying to do a one-to-many insert in an ASP.Net web site that uses C# as the code-behind-the-solution.

The first insert into the main table is easy.  First I set up the table to have a primary key that is auto-incremented.  Then, I just do the insert like so...

SqlDataSource1.InsertCommand = "INSERT INTO [RequestTable] ([DateSubmitted], [ReferringPhysician]) VALUES ('11/11/12', 'Dr. Spock')";
       
SqlDataSource1.Insert();

and the primary key is automatically generated.

Next, I have a table that has as its first column the primary key from the first table, and then a specific value for the second.

My problem is - how do I get the automatically-generated primary key value from the first insert in order to make an insertion into the second table?


Thanks in advance,
Tim
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