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Auto incrementing a column example please!
I was wondering if someone could provide me with an example of EXACTLY how to use NULL to auto increment a column.
Umesh Ravji42,386 Points
Hi Abram, this is simply done by providing the column with the value of
NULL when performing the insertion. I'm just going to use the
books table from workspaces.
INSERT INTO books VALUES(NULL, 'A Game of Thrones', 'George R. R. Martin', 'Fantasy', '1996');
Alternatively, you an specify the columns and skip the auto increment column.
INSERT INTO books (title, author, genre, first_published) VALUES('A Clash of Kings', 'George R. R. Martin', 'Fantasy', '1998');