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Old February 9th, 2006, 09:35 PM
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Hi...

I have a DTS package that extracts five different tables from a database into flat files. A VBScript combines the files into one, and places a sort key in front of each record, so that the final output file can be sorted.

How can I sort a text file? VBScript doesn't have a sort function (that I know of -- I'm a VBScript novice). Thanks for any suggestions.
 
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I would select all rows that I want into a table(or temp table) and the sort that. Then send to your text file.

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Hi,
I've faced a similar problem. In my case 20 different tables are dumped into one flat file. Can anyone tell me how do I separate the tables using SSIS or any other programming suit? Eventually I've to use SSIS to load them into database tables.

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Use the scripting guys at Microsoft

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scr...5/hey0225.mspx

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