Jason Handby <mailto:jasonh at corestar.co.uk> on Friday, July 18, 2003 9:32 AM said: > A much, *much* better idea is to use the built-in functionality that > your database provides for getting the last automatically-generated > ID. [snip] > In MySQL you can use LAST_INSERT_ID(). I'm glad this topic came up because I'm currently doing something NOT as cool as LAST_INSERT_ID(). I'll have to give it a shot. c.