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Angeline87
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Posted - 02/16/2013 :  19:42:46  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi to everybody

How can I export all tables of a database to one excel file (each table should be one spreadsheet in the excel file) by using SQL Code?

Important remarks:
- The export should be generated via (T-)SQL Code not else how.
- I am using SQL Server 2008 R2
- I am using MS Office 2007

Any ideas?

Thanks a lot for your support in advance
Angeline

Angeline87
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Posted - 02/16/2013 :  20:04:44  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Additional requirements
- The Excel File should be created by SQL Code (it does not exist in advance)
- The tablenames are dynamic; I don't know the names in advance. Therefore the skript should dynamically read table names (using something like a for-loop)

Thanks
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visakh16
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Posted - 02/17/2013 :  02:28:16  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The Excel files can be created using OPENROWSET or bcp

OPENROWSET

http://www.sqlteam.com/forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=49926


bcp



http://www.dotnetspider.com/resources/28884-Export-Sql-Server-table-CSV-Excel-Txt-Files.aspx

The looping can be done by means of WHILE loop by retrieving table names from INFORMATION_SCHEMA.TABLES catalog view

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