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  1. #1
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    Jul 2002

    Unanswered: DTS/bcp a date into a datetime column

    Is it possible to bcp a date like '1990-01-01' into a datetime column? The flat file does not contain any time.

    I know it is possible using DTS and VB but I am trying to avoid this method. For those familiar with Oracle SQL Loader, you can specify a date format or date conversion function in a control file. I am wondering if I can use the function convert() in some similiar manner.


  2. #2
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    Feb 2002
    Houston, TX
    BCP will handle all reccognized date formats. You do not need to do any type of conversions.
    Paul Young
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