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update sql database using excel spreadsheet records

 
Legape McCarthy
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i have recently recieved an updated spreadsheet for students data. is the anyhow i can update my database table using records from excel. updating them manually will take a long time as they are many records. your help will be appreciated. Thanks
 
Sridhar Santhanakrishnan
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Off the top of my head, you can probably concatenate the columns into a separate column in the spreadsheet to be something like

update <tablename> set A=$A1, B=$B1...... where Z=$Z1


using excel formulas and then copy the whole column onto your SQL Editor and run it once.
 
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