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After exporting sql grid results (or copy and paste in Excel) - Header is missing. How do I export (or copy) the column titles?

Posted on 2008-06-23
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After the sql query runs, when I copy and paste (or export to .csv) results in Excel - the header doesn't come with it.  How do I get the header to copy over?
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chapmandew earned 500 total points
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in management studio, to go tools, options, query results, sql server, results to grid...make sure the option is checked to include column headers.
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by:glabossi
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THe funny thing is that it is already set like this?  I still can't get the headers!
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Hmm...you've got me then.
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by:glabossi
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Darn.  Me too!  It should be obvious that that would do it but I still get no headers!  I'm in SQL 2005 Query Analyzer.
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Thats really wierd....its always worked for me....
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by:Agesh
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From MSSMS go to  QUERY---QueryOptions--Grid then CHECK on the 'Include column headers when copying or saving results'
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