Max AutoNumber Value


Question

What is the maximum number allowed into an autonumber field?

Further, what happens when access reaches this limit... especially as relates to adding a new record after.

Answer

Trevor,

Autonumber is cycling this way (MS Access 97):

1
.....
2147483647
-2147483648	
-2147483647
....
-1
0
1
....

HTH,
Shamil


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