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Removing noisi commas in CSV file (SSIS)


Removing noisi commas in CSV file (SSIS)

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damien.gulluni (10/7/2013)
I fully agree when you have the control of the file produced .. The file comes from Business Object world and I have only choice between tab, semicolon, and comma which are all delimiter that can be used in the file I receive.

But for me the main problem is that the excel engine can handle that case while SSIS cannot.

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It's not SSIS' fault that your csv is malformed.
As I see it, the text qualifiers are not correctly handled. (as I see multiple text qualifiers in one column)


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Anyway this is not the concern of my request to say if SSIS is responsible or not ...

What I am looking for, and thank you again for your time, is to find a solution with all the constraint I have.
Actually the process is fully manual and I am trying to automate it with SSIS.

In order to open the file with excel in SSIS I am trying to use a script task. But now the issue I am facing is that I cannot find Excel Interop component to be used in vb.net script (SSIS 2005 version).

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Can you see all the columns in the file along with the header names?

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Yes Raunak.

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damien.gulluni (10/7/2013)
Anyway this is not the concern of my request to say if SSIS is responsible or not ...

What I am looking for, and thank you again for your time, is to find a solution with all the constraint I have.
Actually the process is fully manual and I am trying to automate it with SSIS.

In order to open the file with excel in SSIS I am trying to use a script task. But now the issue I am facing is that I cannot find Excel Interop component to be used in vb.net script (SSIS 2005 version).

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It's a .csv file, not an Excel file. You can use the StreamReader class to read the file.


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You can open csv in excel and I obviously know the difference between excel and csv files.

I don't think that using StreamReader class will help me a lot.
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The first 1100+ rows are loaded with no errors. Can you please analyze the issue with the row(s) which are failing?

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Hi,

I have solved my issue using the following:
- create a script task that will open my csv files with excel (yes you can do that Wink) and execute a macro that will replace all the noisy commas (only noisy for the SSIS csv engine) with space.
- open the csv files with the SSIS Flat File Source
- load the csv files in database using Ole DB Destination

Thanks again for your time,
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Damien
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