Crystal Reports is a useful application that creates a special type of RPT file that only Crystal Reports viewers are able to open. Another type of RPT file stores data in tables in plain text files. Crystal Reports is a powerful application that gives you the ability to do a variety of other things apart from converting RPT files to PDF. To begin, download and install a PDF printer. You will find many of these for free online simply by googling "PDF printer. The user interface for your PDF printer will appear on the screen.

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By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. Stack Overflow for Teams is a private, secure spot for you and your coworkers to find and share information. So that I can then either read it line-by-line into VBA program to do certain calculations on the data or do queries on it in Excel e. For my large answer here I could of course copy and paste k or so lines at a time, 10 times, into a text editor like Ultra-Edit.

When I try all 2. I assume this. Or isn't it. When opening the. In Microsoft Query the headings do show now though the first field name has a funny leading character, which has happened to me before in other totally different situations. I do seem to be able to do meaningful pivot tables on it in Excel.

However when I open this new file in Ultra-Edit, it shows Chinese characters! Could there still be some funny characters in it somewhere? Or should I just trust that this. Now, run your query to export to a file, and once done rename the file from.

Apparently one can create a new file as. You can use BCP. If in doubt, try My Source Answer from DavidAir. Pick "results to grid" then then right-click on the grid and select "Save Results As Actually, there is a problem with that if some values contain commas - the resulting CSV is not properly escaped.

The RPT file is actually quite nice as it contains fixed-width columns. This will bring up the text import wizard and Excel would do a pretty good job at guessing the columns. Go through the wizard and then save the results as CSV.

Learn more. Convert SSMS. Asked 8 years ago. Active 1 year, 1 month ago. Viewed 88k times. Relaxed1 Relaxed1 3 3 gold badges 12 12 silver badges 20 20 bronze badges. I have to wonder why you want to output so many lines when all you wish to do is further query the data? Also, SQL Server if pretty good at queries itself. Hi, it's because I want to run the data through program code which is more "processing" styled than "query" styled. I'm simply using VBA because I like the spreadsheet interface for entering my run parameters.

I could substitute other programming languages for it and my problem would be the same. I know T-SQL can do procedures etc. The pivot tables etc. Just for new readers of this thread It is just by coincidence that the. Active Oldest Votes. Sae 1, 12 12 silver badges 27 27 bronze badges.

To be put inside your. But when executing that option, the size remains unchanged. Note that you need to open a new query tab for the changes to take effect. Here is my solution. Simon Mourier Simon Mourier k 15 15 gold badges silver badges bronze badges.

Hi thanks - my files are so large though e. And note the editor will still be busy with the old file afterward. PollusB PollusB 1, 1 1 gold badge 14 14 silver badges 23 23 bronze badges. Been wanting to play around with cmd for a while. Does not work for me, are you sure you can pass the query as an input file? As far as I know it is not supported, you have to write the full query as string.

Yann Yes I am sure. But your query might need a little modification to work with this. The query result should be persistant. PollusB Are you sure you don't speak about sqlcmd utility? I get "Copy direction must be either 'in', 'out' or 'format'" when running BCP -i join.

And see : stackoverflow. This is the recommended way I see you can do it. Eon Eon 3, 8 8 gold badges 39 39 silver badges 68 68 bronze badges.

Otherwise I would prefer your method. No sorry, after testing again: No memory error for the 'grid' option you suggest. But the output is still unicode: 1 'Output to text', then right-click, save: it only allows saving as.

And the save does not complete because a memory error occurs. However the. I know this is a little old, but I came across this issue and found this page. I used a slightly different method. If you select the entire grid, you can right click and copy with headers.

Then you can just paste the entire grid into Excel. Seems like the simplest method to me. Thanks - yes me too. It is simple coincidence that the. First get your data in. Change file extension to. File type is 'Text Unicode'. Arvind Dhasmana Arvind Dhasmana 1, 1 1 gold badge 7 7 silver badges 7 7 bronze badges.

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This free online converter lets you convert your document and ebook to plain text. Just upload a document file and click on "Convert file". After a short time you will be able to download your converted text document. In order to continue you need to upgrade your account:. This computer file structures series of lines of text. The end of the file is often defined by placing special characters

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