thank you AllenJB for the assistance / guidance On Mon, Jan 3, 2022 at 12:19 AM <gordonisnz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > I'm researching the LAST_INSERT_ID command for MYSQL. > > from what i have seen - I can save it as a 'variable' as @variable = > LAST_INSERT_ID(); > > Question: What is the difference between @THIS_VARIABLE and > $that_variable (with a dollar $ sign)?? > > I cannot find ANY examples/tutorials that say we can save it as a $variable. > > -- > > Gordon. -- Gordon.