SQL remove autonumber

I have a SQL 2012 database updated through an Access form. The main table has an autonumber as a Key. Problem is this autonumber randomly skips up to 200 numbers before continuing.

How do I convert the autonumber to a long integer? (I will increment the number through code)
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Lee SavidgeCommented:
Does the database have records deleted via Access? This might account for the numbers not being sequential. You could reset the identity value when data is deleted.
HKFueyAuthor Commented:
We tend not to delete, just flag records as complete. I set up a log table to track what users were doing and there is nothing untoward so I can't explain why numerous numbers are missing.

I did ask a question before re the missing numbers and never got a solution, so I need to code it and check for a the next number.
HKFueyAuthor Commented:
I tried this: -

But I get this: -

Msg 4902, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
Cannot find the object "MyTable" because it does not exist or you do not have permissions.
HKFueyAuthor Commented:
Sorted, was permissions

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