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SQL EXPRESS 2005 Text Import of 4K non-delimited file

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How do I import a 4K text file which is non-delimited into an SQL Express 2005 table?
The table has been created in SQL Express 2005 and matches the text file by field element length and type of data.
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Paul
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by:Sirees
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Great article, however, I am using SQL EXPRESS and SSIS is not included.
My other problem is that I do not have delimited files - they are fixed length and I do not see where the SSIS would work.
Thanks,
Paul
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I missed that point...

How about using bcp utility

http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms162802.aspx
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by:harmspr
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I could not use the bcp utility.  I am a very basic user.
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by:pinaldave
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hi harmspr,
I understand that you are basic user.
The suggestion by Sirees is correct. You can solve your problem with that suggestion.

---Pinal
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