Saturday, April 21, 2007

What was the last inserted IDENTITY value?

One of the nice things you get from using OLE DB is that you can readily access the last inserted IDENTITY value without resorting to the funny @@IDENTITY. You just insert the new row and read back the inserted value - it's that simple. If you use the .NET CF 2.0 ADO .NET provider for SQL CE 3.0 you can also use a similar technique. Read all about it here.

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