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<h1>Primary Key Generation information</h1>
<p>This table lists the fields available in the <span class="gui-object-title">Primary Key Generation</span> area in JPA Details view for <a href="tasks013.htm#BABGCBHG">ID mapping</a> types.</p>
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<th align="left" valign="bottom" id="r1c1-t13">Property</th>
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<td align="left" id="r2c1-t13" headers="r1c1-t13"><a id="CACBAJBC" name="CACBAJBC"></a>Primary Key Generation</td>
<td align="left" headers="r2c1-t13 r1c2-t13"><a id="sthref211" name="sthref211"></a><a id="sthref212" name="sthref212"></a>These fields define how the primary key is generated. These fields correspond to the <code>@GeneratedValue</code> annotation.</td>
<td align="left" headers="r2c1-t13 r1c3-t13">Generated Value</td>
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<td align="left" id="r3c1-t13" headers="r1c1-t13"><a id="CACJEEEC" name="CACJEEEC"></a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Strategy</td>
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<p>Identity &ndash; Values are assigned by the database's <span class="bold">Identity</span> column.</p>
<p>Sequence &ndash; Values are assigned by a sequence table (see <a href="#CACFFHEH">Sequence&nbsp;Generator</a>).</p>
<p>Table &ndash; Values are assigned by a database table (see <a href="#CACGFEAH">Table Generator</a>).</p>
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<td align="left" id="r4c1-t13" headers="r1c1-t13"><a id="BABEEAHJ" name="BABEEAHJ"></a>&nbsp;&nbsp;Generator Name</td>
<td align="left" headers="r4c1-t13 r1c2-t13">Unique name of the generated value.</td>
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<td align="left" headers="r5c1-t13 r1c2-t13">These fields define the database table used for generating the primary key and correspond to the <code>@TableGenerator</code> annotation.
<p>These fields apply only when <span class="bold">Strategy</span>&nbsp;=&nbsp;<span class="bold">Table</span>.</p>
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<td align="left" id="r6c1-t13" headers="r1c1-t13">&nbsp;&nbsp;Name</td>
<td align="left" headers="r6c1-t13 r1c2-t13">Unique name of the generator.</td>
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<td align="left" id="r7c1-t13" headers="r1c1-t13">&nbsp;&nbsp;Table</td>
<td align="left" headers="r7c1-t13 r1c2-t13">Database table that stores the generated ID values.</td>
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<td align="left" id="r8c1-t13" headers="r1c1-t13">&nbsp;&nbsp;Primary Key Column</td>
<td align="left" headers="r8c1-t13 r1c2-t13">The column in the table generator's <span class="bold">Table</span> that contains the primary key.</td>
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<td align="left" id="r9c1-t13" headers="r1c1-t13">&nbsp;&nbsp;Value Column</td>
<td align="left" headers="r9c1-t13 r1c2-t13">The column that stores the generated ID values.</td>
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<td align="left" id="r10c1-t13" headers="r1c1-t13">&nbsp;&nbsp;Primary Key Column Value</td>
<td align="left" headers="r10c1-t13 r1c2-t13">The value for the <span class="bold">Primary Key Column</span> in the generator table.</td>
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<td align="left" id="r11c1-t13" headers="r1c1-t13"><a id="CACFFHEH" name="CACFFHEH"></a>Sequence&nbsp;Generator</td>
<td align="left" headers="r11c1-t13 r1c2-t13"><a id="sthref213" name="sthref213"></a><a id="sthref214" name="sthref214"></a>These fields define the specific sequence used for generating the primary key and correspond to the <code>@SequenceGenerator</code> annotation.
<p>These fields apply only when <span class="bold">Strategy</span> = <span class="bold">Sequence</span>.</p>
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<td align="left" id="r12c1-t13" headers="r1c1-t13">&nbsp;&nbsp;Name</td>
<td align="left" headers="r12c1-t13 r1c2-t13">Name of the sequence table to use for defining primary key values.</td>
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<td align="left" id="r13c1-t13" headers="r1c1-t13">&nbsp;&nbsp;Sequence</td>
<td align="left" headers="r13c1-t13 r1c2-t13">Unique name of the sequence.</td>
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