Middlebury

Excel To SQL

Revision as of 12:08, 5 October 2007 by Adam Franco (talk | contribs)
  1. Copy from Excel, pasted into text editor
  2. Escape single quotes:
    • Find: '
    • Replace: \\'
  3. Replace tab-delimited with SQL VALUES formatted lines:
    • Find: (.*)\t(.*)\t(.*)\t(.*)\t?(.*)?\t?(.*)?\t?(.*)?
    • Replace: ('masters', '\1', '\2', '\3', '\4', '\5', '\6', '\7')
  4. Add INSERT statement to top of file:
    • INSERT INTO theses
      ( `group` , `department` , `last_name` , `first_name` , `title` , `year` , `notes` , `alternate_formats`)