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Remove quotations/text qualifier from text file when importing to MSSQL using ASP.

Posted on 2006-10-23
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I'm using ASP to execute the BULK INSERT statement to import data from an .xls file. The quotation marks are being inputted into the MSSQL DB table. I need to remove the quotation marks (the text qualifier) when importing data from the text file (.csv or .xls file) using ASP. I'm not having any permissions problems.

Please provide the needed code using the variables in the code provided below. The code is needed ASAP so I'm giving it a level of difficult at 250 points.

In the DB, this is what's being imported (with quotations)
"Company1" | "First1" | "Last1" | "Address1"
"Company2" | "First2" | "Last2" | "Address2"

But, this is what I want (without quotations)
Company1 | First1 | Last1 | Address1
Company2 | First2 | Last2 | Address2

Here's my code
Start Code:
<%@ Language=VBScript %>
<% pageTitle = "Bulk Insert Page" %>
<!--#include file="adovbs.inc"-->
<!--#include file="db.asp"-->

<%
dim Conn
dim filePath

filePath = "C:\cold.xls"

set Conn = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
Conn.Open ConString
   
Conn.execute("bulk insert Cold from '"&filePath&"' WITH (FIRSTROW = 2, FIELDTERMINATOR = ',', ROWTERMINATOR = '\n')")

Conn.close
set Conn = nothing
%>

<html>
<title>Bulk Insert Page</title>

<body>
Text File Imported
</body>
</html>

End of Code
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zawedikian earned 250 total points
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hi

what u shoudl do is before you insert, you should read the data from the file and put in a string let s say names Str.

then put: Str = replace(Str,"'","")  (this is: Str, " ' " , " " without the spaces)

then insert Str in the db.
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