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From ASCII into MSSQL database .... UTF8 ?

Hi all,

We are using SAP ID Mgmt 7.1 SP5 on Windows x64 server and MSSQL2005 database.

Process

We create a csv file from Microsoft Excel and Saved as CSV (default encoded ANSI)

We upload the file on the server

We read the file from an administration job with Pass FromASCII

Issue

Accentuate caracters are not readed correctly and are replaced by "?"

Ex CSV file:

Firstname;Lastname;

C├ęcile;DeFrance;

in temp table:

Firstname Lastname

C?cile DeFrance

If I convert the csv file into UTF8 without BOM (using Notepad++), it works !!! But it's not acceptable to convert file each time I need mass import.

We never met this issue when running on Oracle. Do you guys have some tricks for me ?

Thanks,

Benjamin

Edited by: Benjamin Gourdon on Jun 9, 2011 6:47 PM

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