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I'm loading server large data files into a db. Some records in some table have carrage returns in the data which is acting like an end of line for the import process. does anyone know a way around this? i'm using bcp
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I can only offer a simple suggestion: use a text editor capable of handling large files and do a search and replace on the carriage returns, then reimport the files using BCP

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captcooldaddy (4/16/2013)
I'm loading server large data files into a db. Some records in some table have carrage returns in the data which is acting like an end of line for the import process. does anyone know a way around this? i'm using bcp


Are you using a BCP format file?

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RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
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