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How do I go about importing a date field in an ASCII text file into a SQL Server table smalldatetime column?
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Use fmt file with all columns specified as SQLCHAR. When importing dates make shure the date format settings in your PC regional settings, ASCII file and SQL server  are the same. (E.g mm/dd/yy in all settngs.)
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