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SQl Svr 2000 - DTS - Multilingual Data handling

nikpreek
Hi All,

I'm trying to upload a delimited text file containing french characters to SQL server 2000 using DTS. After upload, all the french characters are messed up. I though I dont have some international language support in my Db, but when I tried to update same data using UPDATE command, it works. It means, my SQL DB is able to hold french characters (nVarchar column).
When I tried to open the file in DTS editor and see the preview all the characters are messed up. e.g. "André" gets converted to "André".
I think it is something to do with "file type" property for my "Text File Data source connection" in DTS, but right now it is only giving me options of ANSI, OEM and Unicode, but none of these is working.

Please help..... its very urgent.

Thank you for your help in advance.

Rgds,
Nik
Jul 13 '07 #1
1 1747
Ho Yeah. Its ME :-)
My source file was being created as ASCII hence my DTS with ASCII was working, but with no unicode.
Now, I've changed it (text file) to be produced as Unicode. My DTS also changed to Unicode, just WORKS fine. :-)

Thanks you for reading.

Cheers,
Nik
Jul 13 '07 #2

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