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Turning the AutoNumber property Off in SQL Server

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I need to insert predefined autonumbers from another table into a new table. Is there a way to turn the AutoNumber property off in the new table, insert the records, then turn the property back on?
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SET IDENTITY_INSERT OFF

-- Do your inserting into a tale with an identity column here

SET IDENTITY_INSERT ON

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa259221(v=sql.80).aspx
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Thanks for the help
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