MakeAutoNumber

Get the next autonumber ID for a table

Syntax

LOADLIB "wh::system.whlib";

INTEGER FUNCTION MakeAutoNumber(TABLE gettable, STRING columnname)

Parameters

TABLE gettable

Table for which an autonumber value should be generated

STRING columnname

Name of the autonumber column for a value is requested

Return value

INTEGER

The next available autonumber value

Description

Reserves an autonumber ID in a table, and returns that ID. In WebHare tables, all IDs are specfic for that column and table - autonumber ids are not guaranteed to be unique across all tables.