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views on table having field text

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i have a table which has a field having text data type and i want to make a view

on it but convert this text data type in to varchar data type my main purpose.

is to transfer data from sql server to oracle using Heterogeneous Connectivity

and Heterogeneous Connectivity does not transfer fields having data type like

text, ntext.

Mar 29 '08 #1
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To covert data types in sql you can use the convert function in your SELECT clause.
For example
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  1. SELECT CONVERT(varchar(10),FieldName1) as FieldName2, 
  2.        CONVERT(int,FieldName2) as FieldName2
  3. FROM TableName
Mar 30 '08 #2

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