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get unique id

Thread began 1/16/2011 4:38 pm by davidp420108 | Last modified 1/17/2011 5:30 pm by davidp420108 | 784 views | 2 replies |

davidp420108

get unique id

Is it possible to get the unique ID of the record and insert it into mkdir() command to create a sub folder that is the new ID of the account, before the new record is created?

for example

New record is created and the photo is uploaded to the directory/sub folder that is named the same as the ID auto generated. All done with the same insert record funtion on the same page

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Dave BuchholzBeta Tester

Assuming that there is only one person ever going to be entering records at a time a quick and dirty solution would be to have a recordset that returns the last id in the table and then add 1 to it.

Pseudo code would look like:

php:
mysql_select_db($database_connDB, $connDB);

$query_rsGetLastID = "SELECT id FROM table ORDER BY id DESC LIMIT 1";
$rsGetLastID = mysql_query($query_rsGetLastID, $connDB) or die(mysql_error());
$row_rsGetLastID = mysql_fetch_assoc($rsGetLastID);
$totalRows_rsGetLastID = mysql_num_rows($rsGetLastID);

$nextID = $row_rsSortOrder['sortorder']+1;



Then use $nextID in your code to create directories etc. before doing the upload and insert.

If there is more than one person entering data then you would need a more robust solution.

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davidp420108

this doesn't work, as it is a web based program for multiple users. everything i have read says that can cause problems. it is not important, i have worked around it, but i was just curious.

thanks

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