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  • 04 Dec

    Export Chinese Text Data from SQL server database to CSV file

    Q: I want to export Chinese Text data from an SQL server database to a CSV file. Setting up the Limagito rule was simple: SQL input and an output directory. I am actually using an SQL Select because the data that I want to export results from a join. Unfortunately the exported file is in ANSI encoding. Since my SQL Server source has nvarchar fields, some of them with Chinese text in them, I cannot use the CSV. Is there any way to tell Limagito to output CSV from an SQL Server source as UTF-8?

    A: We had to add some new options in version v2020.12.4 to achieve this.

    We added a basic example to get you started:

    Added SQL as Source

    Limagito File Mover SQL as Source

    We’ll be using a simple QRY to get all the date from a database table:

    Limagito File Mover SQL as Source Select Statement

    We are using a MS SQL Database, connection Setup:

    Limagito File Mover SQL as Source database setup

    Some info about the Database table (Demo_10

    ) we’ll be using:

    Add the query, simple seclect all statement:

    Limagito File Mover SQL as Source Query

    Important, Add the encoding you need. In this example we added UTF-8.

    Limagito File Mover SQL as Source Common options

    Destination Setup, WIN as Destination:

    Limagito File Mover WIN as Destination

    Destination File Result:

    Limagito File Mover SQL to Csv File

    RunTime Log Result:

    Limagito File Mover SQL to Csv RunTime Log

    If you need any help with this ‘Export Chinese Text Data’ question, please let us know.

    Best Regards,

    Limagito Team

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