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Don't just use the whole table. Instead choose the option to write a query. Then simply write a select statement that doesn't use that Identity Column. Alternatively, when you map columns, if you click "Delete rows in destination table", it will truncate the target table before loading data. If the opportunity exists for data to be removed from the ...
Below is a SQL Table-Valued Function that I got from Jeff Moden, that will return the File Attributes of a single file: /* Return File Attributes about a single file. WARNING: Uses the sp_OACreate method, which should be SA use only. (Note: much of this is copied from Jeff Moden's routines) TEST: SELECT * FROM pps.fnFileInfo('C:\install.exe') */ ...
Given the clarifications on your comment, I would recommend 2 options: Use LOAD DATA INFILE IGNORE to load the data directly from the filesystem. This will insert new domains and not touch the "old" ones, but it will not delete the ones that are removed. On the bright side, it will reduce IO a lot. Go for your approach: use LOAD DATA INFILE on a new table, ...
You can use Microsoft Access' built-in import features to import data from just about any source. For Access 2007, the "ribbon" menu has an "External Data" tab, where you can select "Text". From there it is pretty simple to import text-based data. As you can see from the screenshot, there are a number of other types of data you can import.
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