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jbates99
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Posted - 03/13/2013 :  13:24:49  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi all, this is SSIS 2008 R2


1. My package exports a currency data type to Excel.
The excel column displays 3 (for 3.00) or 2.9 (if the amount is $2.90)

I want both decimal places to show. When I change the font after exporting to excel, nothing changes.

2. What does the "tick" mark at the top of the column mean?
Thanks, Jack

jbates99
Constraint Violating Yak Guru

385 Posts

Posted - 03/13/2013 :  19:52:09  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
OK - I was able to resolve the formatting problem. I added a "hidden" line that has bogus cell values with the correct format. Kind of a messy workaround. It just seems that Microsoft would be able to make exporting SQL Server data to Excel (Their own product) easier.

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