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DataColumn.AutoIncrementStep Property

Gets or sets the increment used by a column with its AutoIncrement property set to true.

Namespace: System.Data
Assembly: System.Data (in system.data.dll)

Public Property AutoIncrementStep As Long
Dim instance As DataColumn
Dim value As Long

value = instance.AutoIncrementStep

instance.AutoIncrementStep = value
/** @property */
public long get_AutoIncrementStep ()

/** @property */
public void set_AutoIncrementStep (long value)

public function get AutoIncrementStep () : long

public function set AutoIncrementStep (value : long)

Property Value

The number by which the value of the column is automatically incremented. The default is 1.

Exception typeCondition


The value set is zero.

The following example sets the AutoIncrement, AutoIncrementSeed, and AutoIncrementStep properties.

Private Sub AddAutoIncrementColumn()
    Dim column As DataColumn = New DataColumn
    column.DataType = System.Type.GetType("System.Int32")
    With column
        .AutoIncrement = True
        .AutoIncrementSeed = 1000
        .AutoIncrementStep = 10
    End With

    ' Add the column to a new DataTable.
    Dim table As DataTable
    table = New DataTable
End Sub

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The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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