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Get Excel Data > 255 Characters

Get Excel Data > 255 Characters

Get Excel Data > 255 Characters

I have a database that imports data from an Excel spreadsheet by right clicking the database in Object Explorer and selecting Task > Import Data. I've run into a problem with a particular spreadsheet in which the user has written War and Peace in one of the cells, but it seems that all of the fields in the created tables are varchar(255). Is there any way to control the size of the fields created?

RE: Get Excel Data > 255 Characters

When importing go to field mapping and make this field varchar(max)

Borislav Borissov
VFP9 SP2, SQL Server

RE: Get Excel Data > 255 Characters

Thank you.

RE: Get Excel Data > 255 Characters

Is there any way to set that up as a default?

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