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SQL Server 2000 append table from text file

Posted on 2008-06-24
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i will be receiving a fixed width or a comma separated file from my vendors.  they will match the columns in my table.  I am using Visual Basic (2008) to match the vendors freight bills against the shipping table.  so I want to append the file i will receive everyday to the freight bill table when my user selects the vendor and clicks a button.  so how do I make this happen?  Would it be best to write a stored procedure and call that in my code or figure out how to write the code needed to append the daily vendor files to my db table?
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If you are using VB then if the file is a CSV (Comma Seperated) file then just read in the file line by line then do a split on the file and that will create an array of each value that was seperated by a comma Array = Split(fileline,",")
Then insert that into a new record in the table.
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