sql server Export messes up order

SQL Server trying to export data to a flat file based upon a query using 'Export Data' from SQL Server Management Studio, messing up order of data. Why?
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Dean ChafeeIT/InfoSec ManagerCommented:
There is never a guaranteed order when extracting from SQL tables/views without an order by clause. Off hand im not sure where you specify the order by using the export data wizard, but im sure it's there.

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PortletPaulEE Topic AdvisorCommented:
SQL in general (i.e. not just Microsoft's SQL Server) treats tables as "unordered sets" so unless you have to EXPLICITLY instructed the export to use an order then it may appear unordered to you.

In short you probably need to include an ORDER BY clause.
iBincAuthor Commented:
I needed a rowid which I added and now this works. Order by rowid.
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