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I would like to get the id of the last saved dataset in a JTable-Operation.

At the moment I got this:

// Create and populate an object.
$value         = new stdClass();
$value->userid = (int)$userid;
$value->type   = $data['type']; 

// Insert the object into the user profile table.
$handle = JFactory::getDbo()->insertObject('#__bestia_handles', $value);

Now I would like to get the id of this saved object.

$handle only contains true or false.

How can I solve this problem?

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Solved it :-)

Just define

$db                         =   JFactory::getDbo();

and after

$db->insertObject(...)

I'm able to call

$db->insertid();
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    Please note this may not always work: See this:joomla.stackexchange.com/a/5768/168 – Lodder Jul 9 '15 at 14:49
  • Thanks a lot - as far as I understood the reason for this behavior is not clear yet? In my case it works fine - but of course I would like to use a method that always works ;-) – MyFault Jul 9 '15 at 14:59
  • This problem is caused by bad MySQL configuration. You will not meet it on most of the hosts. – Artur Stępień Jul 13 '15 at 15:55
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I'm having the same problem as I'm using multiple tables for my data and linking them however this seems like a good method, although one thing I don't understand though is there a reason why JTable's save method only returns true/false surely it would be better to return item id or NULL as that would be so much more useful. Of course I presume there is nothing to stop you creating an override in your own table class to do so like this...

    MyComponentTableMyTable extends JTable
    {
        public function save($src, $orderingFilter= '', $ignore= '')
        {
            /*call parent save function and return either insertid or null depending on whether or not parent save function returns true or false */
            return ( parent::save ( $src, $orderingFilter, $ignore ) ? $_db->insertid () : NULL ) ;
        }
    }

I haven't actually tried this yet but can't see any reason why it shouldn't work.

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When dealing with a single row of data, try using JTable. It follows the Active Record pattern. After performing a $row->save(), $row->id is updated with the actual value of the primary key.

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