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Posted - 12/20/2012 :  08:18:39  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I thought to ask that if I'm doing my upload of data way too hardly. I have Excel sheet which has X times Y cells. These cells needs to go to SQL Server table. The current solution is that I use VBA code to read the range (about 3000 cells) into an array, then print the array into a text file row-by-row like


and then BULK INSERT the txt-file into an SQL Server table.

Can I cut some parts of this out? Is there some plain and simple uploading function to put Excel data into an SQL table?

One of the keys here is that from user's point of view it has to be as simple as pressing save in Excel to get the data into the table.

Edited by - KilpAr on 12/20/2012 08:19:14

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Posted - 12/20/2012 :  08:27:05  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
do you mean this?

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