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Problems with single quote character when attempting to export data from SQL Server

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 15, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
Hi, I am attempting to use the following query, which works fine when run in sql server management studio, to export data: SELECT             '1',             isnull(left(DISTRICT,1),' '),             isnull(left(CTV,2),'  '),             isnull(left(CTV2,5),'     ')           FROM [CensusData].[dbo].[MainQuestionnaire$] The export command follows: EXEC xp_cmdshell 'bcp "SELECT             '1',             isnull(left(DISTRICT,1),' '),             isnull(left(CTV,2),'  '),             isnull(left(CTV2,5),'     ')             FROM [CensusData].[dbo].[MainQuestionnaire$]" queryout "C:\bcptest.txt" -T -c -t -S "MYSERVER"' The error is: Incorrect syntax near '1'. I believe that the problem is with the single quote characters but don't know how to fix it. I am using SQL Server 2005 Express edition. Please help.

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