Questions tagged [excel]

Microsoft Excel is a commercial spreadsheet application written and distributed by Microsoft for Microsoft Windows and macOS. Most Excel questions are off-topic here but can be asked on Super User; notable exceptions are questions about Excel files connecting to other databases.

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Extracting data from extremely large csv files [closed]

I have a 40gb csv file with over 60 million rows for data analysis. Each row has a unique identifier (some numbers). For example, the first row's unique identifier will repeat approximately 150,000 ...
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Import Date in proper format from Excel to SQL Server through OPENROWSET query

I am trying to import huge data without any data loss from excel sheet to SQL Server. The excel sheet has few columns with mixed data types and few column with dates. I have prepared a sample file as ...
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Adding PostgreSQL data source to excel didn't ask for credentials other than server IP and database

I saw Excel supported using PostgreSQL as a data source. I'm used to using ODBC connections for Access so having direct Postgres support is exciting. When connecting I entered the Server IP and ...
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I gave 3 large Excel files need to be loaded in Single SQL table

I have 3 large Excel files each sized 56896 KB, I need to load all 3 files into same SQL table. what is better way to handle? since My excel has more data, my excel hang up when I open and search any ...
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Excel / MS SQL Server: Exception of type Microsoft.Office.PowerPivot.BackEnd.StorageException

We have an Excel table that gather data from our datawarehouse db on a SQL Server 2016. It queries a relative simple view to find the top customers of the last few days (including some aggregated ...
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Excel grab data from MS SQL Server with WHERE clause based on cell contents [closed]

There's a bunch of questions for similar things, but I've been unable to find anything that fits. We have three columns: Name | ID | Cost Thingy 3 25 Other 11 ...
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Are iSeries AS/400 (DB2?), Lotus 1-2-3, and Excel date/time formats the same? [closed]

Are the formats for dates/times from AS/400, to Lotus 1-2-3 that carried over into excel...with the date being the number of days since 1900-1-1 when mistaking 1900 for a leap year as an integer, and ...
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what is the Usage of Tabular mode in SSAS? Should I use Tabular to see Excel data

I have 3 excel files each around 56896 KB. Users use the data in excel for some reference. Now they use the Excel Manually, since Excel has exceeded its size, when they search it hangs up. What is ...
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Import data from excel to table in sql

Please I have issue that when I try to import data from excel to table in SQL it fails with below errors even I modified all the tables in the tables to be nvarchar(max) and I tried to enter dummy ...
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Postgresql function equivalent to Excel's NORMSINV function?

I need Excel's NORMSINV equivalent function for PostgreSQL, preferably plpgsql function. Can somebody help? For reference, here is Excel's normsinv function explained: https://support.microsoft.com/en-...
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Excel Values Uploading as NULL to database [closed]

I have an Excel file in which I have many records. When I upload this file to a table in a database (SQL Server) some values save as NULL even though the Excel file does not have NULL or blank fields. ...
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SQL query for import data [closed]

How can I write a single line SQL for importing 20k rows data from Excel to SQL server ? Please don't tell me about import export wizard or to write 20 line repeatedly for do the same. Please tell ...
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Excel query execution status

I have inherited this huge Excel file that has a connection to the database and it will retrieve data on opening. This file is huge and it takes a long time to update (hours) and I'd like to know ...
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Foreach Loop Enumerator with multiple File Names

I have a directory like C:\NewExcelFile in which I have lots of different Excel files with different names (but with the same extension .xlsx). I have a "foreach loop enumerator" in my package which I ...
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Different calculations in EXCEL and TERADATA SQL

The calculation select (75/979.86)*979.86 in Teradata SqL gives 78.3888. In excel, it would give 75 simply and that is logically correct. I get it that SQL is rounding off 75/979.86 to 0.08 ie the ...
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Export table from MS Access to Excel while retaining Field Name and disregarding Caption

I have a MS Access Database, with each table containing the data of a particular questionnaire. I am building data entry forms for each of these tables, but as the field names may prove to be ...
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OPENROWSET error accessing XLSX if not manually saved

Good day, Apologies if this is in the wrong forum. Please refer me to the correct one if this is the case, thank you. I have a bunch of excel files that are added to a Dropbox folder on a monthly ...
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The EXECUTE permission was denied on the object 'SPROC', database 'DATABASE', schema 'dbo'

I have a few users that are unexpectedly receiving this error message today when they attempt to refresh a stored procedure via Excel: The EXECUTE permission was denied on the object 'SPROC', ...
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How to correct SQL Server Import and Export Wizard error that says my data conversion length must be between 0 and 4000?

The message I get from the 2017 SQL Server Import and Export Wizard which I need help with is, "Error 0xc0204016: SSIS.Pipeline: The 'Data Conversion 0 - 0.Outputs[Data Conversion Output].Columns[...
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Database name 'mydb' ignored, referencing object in tempdb. Bulk Insert

I'm trying to insert data from an xlsx file into my temporal table. I've also tried with a real table, but it throws me the following error: (0 rows affected) I'm pretty sure my error is in the ...
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Transfer data from Excel to table

How can I transfer information from an Excel file to a table in a SQL server database through SSMS? Excel file Consists of five columns and a thousand rows. I followed the steps as explained here,at ...
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Concurrent connections to the same table

We are a small firm, with about 10 people using a database server. I have this application that connects to a database and fills about 40 rows of data in an table. Then calls a stored procedure to ...
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How can I merge data from an Excel file into an access database with multiple tables? [closed]

I have an access database with many internal tables. Each table is a category of electronic components (resistor, capacitor etc) In all tables, there is a manufacturer part number and a currently ...
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Sqlserver cannot write large text to excelfile with ACE, using IMEX=1, result=object is read-only

I have a table Test with column id (int) and column label (varchar(512)) and an excelfile test.xlsx with sheet test and the two columns. I use the ACE-provider to write from sqlserver to the excelfile....
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Designing a database for Reading Comprehension

So I am building an RC app that will require me to fetch data. I have data in Excel sheet and I would like to load the data in sqlite database. But I am having trouble designing the db. A little ...
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Extracting data from Excel files

How to extract data from spreadsheets or Excel to database using terminal in Ubuntu? I'm using MySQL in Ubuntu and now I have 3 different Excel files using which I need to create a database in SQL. ...
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Creating Excel Spreadsheet with Database Table information

My Goal: I'm wanting an excel document showing basic information for each table. I'd be happy with the same information shown when you Alt+F1 on the table but ideally I want a separate sheet per table....
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64 bit Machine 32 bit Excel Using SQl Server Management Studion V17

I am using the below sql command to import an excel file (created in excel 2016) into SQL Server Management Studio on a 64bit Machine with 32 Bit Office. SELECT * FROM OPENROWSET('Microsoft.ACE....
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Exporting an Excel Spreadsheet containing a pivot table and charts to MySQL

I am looking at moving a large Excel spreadsheet to an SQL database - most likely MySQL. The excel spreadsheet contains 12 worksheets, with one of them being the Master, and the other 11 set up to ...
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SSIS ACE.OLEDB.12.0 Driver issue

We have a SSIS package which is using a Excel destination. It was brought to my notice that the job was failing with the common error message 'Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0' is not registered. I checked ...
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Opening a rowset for “Sheet1$” failed

I am using SSIS to export an Excel 2007 file to a SQL table. When I execute my package locally it works; however, on the server I get the following error: Data Flow Task:Error: Excel Source failed ...
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Pulling SQL Server data into Excel

I'm trying to pull data from an SQL Server database into Excel 2016 via ODBC / Microsoft Query (built in to Excel). I'd like to have a dropdown of companies, where after a company is selected from ...
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Excel Query Using MariaDB ODBC Driver

I'm using MariaDB ODBC driver version 3.0.2 for Windows(on Windows 10) and can't get excel (Excel 2013) to query the database. I'm able to connect to my MariaDB server using HeidiSQL and query just ...
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SQL Server: SSMS “Save Results As” creates CSV that Excel mangles

Using the Save Results As option, shown below. CSV looks good! But when Excel opens/imports it: Long strings are mangled as numbers (if the data is largely numeric) Dates are not detected properly ...
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MS-excel not accepting postgresql server certificate

I am trying to connect my MS-excel to postgresql 9.6 Firstly, It gave me error that it does not have the required library. So I downloaded ngpsql. After that, it gave me error that it cannot accept ...
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Why is this SSRS Report rounding a BIGINT Value to the nearest Thousandth when exporting to Excel?

I have a SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) 2012 report that is populated via stored procedure (SP). The SP returns various fields, one of which is a BIGINT datatype. When I execute the SSRS ...
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Updating SQL table from Excel sheet (using powershell)

I am using the below code to complete a bulk import into SQL, but I think I have run into a problem with my method. $serverName = "pjim-app-02\tsg"; $databaseName = "User_Data" ; $tableName = "dbo....
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High ASYNC_NETWORK_IO when user locks computer with Excel open

I have a user who gets in at 8AM and leaves at 6PM every day, and every day I see the same strange pattern in SolarWinds DPA. It seems that Excel is refreshing the Query Table when the user locks ...
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Altering SSAS writeback behavior?

I'm trying to implement a writeback measure group for required quantities by month and part number. I'm puzzled by the behavior I am seeing in Excel 2013, but I don't know if SSAS or Excel is ...
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Need to find a pattern in SQL Data base and then write a query to delete the duplicate “NULL” Value

I have read a lots of stuffs regarding this but cannot find solution to this problem. Please some one have a look into it. I have a unique data-base, which contain Row-number, Year, Practice, office ...
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Problem with MS Excel MDS addon - unable to connect to the web app

I have a new installation of MDS and SQL Server 2016. Installed the Excel plugin too, but unable to connect to the web app. I keep getting this error "there was no endpoint listening at <> that ...
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SQL Server Import Wizard Excel into SQL Server 2016 Error 0xc020901c

I am trying to import an Excel file with 3914 rows of data into an existing table on SQL Server 2016 Express through the SQL Server Management Studio. I imported a similar file last month, but this is ...
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inserting data in temp table with read only database access [closed]

I only have read only access to my company's database (no chance of getting write) and want to import Excel data to a temp table, is this possible? I can create temp tables tied to just my computer, ...
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SQL Server opendatasource reading a password protected Excel file

I would like to read a password protected Excel workbook and I'm not sure what the syntax is to enter this parameter. I found only passwords for the connection, which is not needed due to login. I ...
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Ms-access defining additional Index Fields

I am developing an access database that eventually will grow in size. For that reason scalability has to be taken in account. My background: no official studies about databases. I have read Access ...
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Connect excel to ms-access front end database

I have an access database split. It is part of an app working along with an excel add-in. Question: Within excel, should I address all query updates directly to the back-end version (in the shared ...
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Importing from Excel

I am attempting to import excel sheets into SSMS and I am having trouble with data types. I was running into problems with columns with both text and numbers in them. I want these columns to import ...
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Can I lookup my Primary Key in SQL Server from Excel Spreadsheet?

Disclaimer: I'm a database novice teaching myself for a research project. Background: I am querying an electronic medical record (EMR) system for information pertinent to my project and I do not ...
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PostgreSQL: alternative ways to connect to database

THIS IS A THEORETICAL QUESTION. I am posting it on this site because of this and because I think that database administrators could provide more accurate insight. The line that separates the two sites ...
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vba Excel data Validation error 'Application-defined or object-defined error'

I've read loads of similar questions and answers, but keep getting error. What I do is I export query via DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet acExport, 8, "blabla", outputFile, True Then I'm attempting to ...