Here's a script that will read a text file from the Windows system into SQL Server:
CREATE PROC Sp_EnterTextFile @filename sysname as BEGIN SET nocount ON CREATE TABLE #tempf (line varchar(8000)) EXEC ('bulk INSERT #tempf FROM "' + @filename + '"') SELECT * FROM #tempf DROP TABLE #tempf END GO
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