Access query to provide a sequence number

Posted on 2014-03-03
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Last Modified: 2014-03-06
How do I add a field to a query that is a numerical sequence (1,2,3...) that resets back to 1 each time an item changes

P/N    Seq
1         1
1         2
1         3
2         1
2         2
3         1
Question by:Alphacircuits
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 2000 total points
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you need a unique id for each record. [ID] in the query could be an autonumber field

select Yourtable.[P/N],(select count(*) from Yourtable as T where T.[P/N]=Yourtable.[P/N] and T.id>=Yourtable.ID) as Seq
from Yourtable
order by Yourtable.[P/N];

Author Comment

ID: 39903968
Ok, I have I added the ID to the table, but I am not sure where to insert the select statement you provided?
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
ID: 39904378
In your original post, you were asking for

Access query

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