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Update Sequence field for a table

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So i have a table with lets say four fields on table1

Date
Group
Status
Sequence_number

i need to update the sequence grouping the fields by the other three fields.

so if there are 4 records where Date, Group and Status are the same,  the Sequence_number would start at 101, 102, 103, 104 then start again at 101 for the next group of records where these three fields are the same.

thanks in advance
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What do you expect to trigger this event / update?  Should it take place when you save a new record?  If that's the case, then perhaps you can explain how you're accessing the SQL database and/or storing the new record?
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No, just to run a query that does that. Not neccessarily a trigger, just running a manual query that performs this.
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Does this table presently have a unique ID key field, or is it only the 4 fields (and perhaps a few others) you've mentioned?
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yes, there is a primary key. it would be something like ID
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Figured it out by myself, thanks
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