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Hw to generate id like 0001,0002....0010 How to generate a column records like 0001, 0002, 0003...........,0010 For ex: -------- id -------- 0001 0002 | | | | 0010 Somebody can know this, pls help me...
Posted 20-Jan-13 3:46am
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OriginalGriff at 20-Jan-13 9:50am
   
Is there any reason why you want leading zeros?
Surendra0x2 at 20-Jan-13 9:54am
   
Sir,just i want to know can we generate these types of ids.. i did like but thisis not wrking- create table autonumberid(id int identity,categoryid as('000'+convert(varchar,id)),productname varchar(20))
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Solution 2

Try this
create table autonumberid(
	id int identity,
	categoryid as(right('0000'+CONVERT([varchar],[id],0),(4))),
	productname varchar(20)
)
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Solution 1

1. If you don't care on sequential values - you can use auto increment field, and just format it, like
SELECT RIGHT ('0000'+ CAST (@Number AS varchar), 4)
2. If you care, you might want implement some business logic code in a function.
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