Datasets and updating databases , visualbasic datasets , datasets , visual basic Dallas, United States
  • 9 years ago
    I'm updating to a database table that has an autonumber column. For a new entry from my dataset, how do I get the number the database assigns in this column, so I can use it for other tables? So far this column is not being reflected back into my dataset. I need this number to reference it in child tables. (I've seen some suggestions that say use a query to get the max autonumber right after updating. While this is probably the correct entry, I'm not sure it's 100%. What if lots of users are writing several new entries to this database at the same time? What assurance do I have that the max autonumber is necessarily mine?)

Post a reply

No one has replied yet! Why not be the first?

Sign in or Join us (it's free).


Why not write for us? Or you could submit an event or a user group in your area. Alternatively just tell us what you think!

Our tools

We've got automatic conversion tools to convert C# to VB.NET, VB.NET to C#. Also you can compress javascript and compress css and generate sql connection strings.

“There are 10 types of people in the world, those who can read binary, and those who can't.”