Access 2013 & 365 In Pictures

Specify data types

Assign the AutoNumber data type

1 In the Data Type column beside the Order ID field, click the drop-down arrow.

When the list appears, click AutoNumber.

2 In the Description column, type:

This is the Generic Order ID Number

then press Tab.

TIP: Filling in a Description is optional, but it helps you to remember what sort of information is supposed to be stored in a field.