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Creating a Fixed-Length, Flat File, Space-Filled file

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 13, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

I need to create a Fixed-Length, Flat File, Space-Filled file. This is what I did:

1. Created a stored procedure with the fields using SPACE(#) so all the fields are the correct lenght.

2. Made a report.

3. Saved the report as Excel.

4. Save the Excel as 'Formatted Text Space Delimited'.

There are so many steps involved that I am wondering if there is a better way to create such a file.

Any help would be appreciated.




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