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SQL Server Video to Extract All Excel Worksheets into individual CSV files


By:   |   Last Updated: 2014-08-06   |   Comments (1)   |   Related Tips: More > PowerShell









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We get Excel files with several worksheets and we want a way to automate the extraction of each worksheet, so it can be imported into SQL Server.  In this video tip, we look at how to use PowerShell to automate the extraction of each individual worksheet into separate CSV files for easy import into the database.

Key Learning Items
  • Opening Excel files using PowerShell
  • Looping through each worksheet and extracting the data into individual CSV files
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Last Updated: 2014-08-06


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MSSQLTips author Tim Smith Tim Smith works as a DBA and developer and also teaches Automating ETL on Udemy.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 10:14:26 AM - Dan holmes Back To Top

Looks like the same technique as described here:

http://dnhlmssql.blogspot.com/2013/05/from-excel-to-insert-into-another.html

 


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