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Topic # 137894 12-Dec-2013 15:56 Send private message

Hi and Merry Christmas,

I would like to request your expert and knowledge in regards entering multiple values into a MS visual studio database table.


1 I have created the database
2 I have created the tables
3 and windows forms for updating the database data.

but im having problems with getting a large amount of values i need to insert into the tables and one by one is not gonna do it.

could you please let me know what other way i could enter the data in a faster in batches type of process.


all i know is Insert Into database.tablename (Columns, names) Values ("one","two","three"),
Go 


I thank you in advanced for reading the post and if you got any ideas thank you so much,



Andrew

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  Reply # 951062 12-Dec-2013 16:13 Send private message

assuming its a local sql database,

download and install the sql data tools: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/data/hh297027
use the import/export wizard to import from excel/CSV/etc http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms140052.aspx 




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  Reply # 951064 12-Dec-2013 16:16 Send private message

Thanks Regs, will give that a shot and when i made the database i chosen the service database as i did not know what was best.


thanks again,

Andrew



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  Reply # 951136 12-Dec-2013 17:52 Send private message

Is there another way i can download this as I download it and install it and i dont find it in windows 7 search or in visual studio 2012

I will reinstall and see, thanks


Andrew


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