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 I am trying to generate a text file with current timestamp uisng SSIS. What is the best way to do this? can you show me some examples?

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I need to generate a text file from SQL Server. The task automatically runs daily.

The format of the text file use "/" to separate the field and the row. At the end of the file, it adds number of char  and uses "". The number of char includes the data parts and excludes a few word of "the number of char".

For example,
The underline fonts mean the first row record. The Bold fonts mean the second row record. The Italic fonts mean the third row record. The red fonts mean the number of char and the end of file.

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I am no idea about this problem. Please give me some suggestions. Thanks a lot


regards
Alex

For your information

I use SQL Server 2000 in Windows 2000 Server environments

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