• Subject: trigger to generate primary key.
  • From: "Rick Baird" <rbbaird@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 09:42:06 -0500
  • Organization: Premium Systems, Inc.

Quick question,

Can you use a "before" trigger to generate the key value of a file?

In other words, say an sql statement does an "insert" into a uniquely
keyed file, with the key field of zero.  The trigger program then gets
the next available key field number and updates the "out" buffer with
it.

Thanks in advance,

Rick
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