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Note: The information in this article applies to ArcView GIS versions 3.x only. The instructions described apply to the Avenue programming language, which is specific to the ArcView GIS application.
This article walks through the process of creating a sequentially ordered ID field, which is based on the order of the records after a sort, and not based on the internal VTab record number that the Rec command uses.
Note: The 'av' in the code is referring to the Avenue object, used for instantiating a function.
Note: Replace MyTable in the expression above with the name of the table.The Field Calculator populates this new field with a sequentially ordered ID value based on the new sorted order.