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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)

'Declaration
Public Property AutoIncrementStep As Long
'Usage
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)

Not applicable.

Property Value

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

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentException

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
    table.Columns.Add(column)
End Sub

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0
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