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Import excel data to Sql Server 2005 problem

Posted By:      Posted Date: May 22, 2011    Points: 0   Category :



I have tried to import data from Excel 2003 to Sql Server 2005 using the Import Wizard to no avail.  Here is my issue:


Excel column has            After import, database table

these value sets:             has these corresponding value sets:

1.01                              null

1.02                              null

1.04                              1.04

1.05                              1.05

1.06                              null

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