FIX: Bulk Load Operation on Nchar Field Pads Incorrectly

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BUG #: 57488 (SQLBUG_70)
SYMPTOMS
When you bulk load data on a column that is declared as NCHAR the field is padded with null characters (ASCII value 0) instead of spaces (ASCII value 32).
WORKAROUND
Set ANSI_PADDING to OFF before you create the destination table for the bulk load operation.
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 3 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
274799 INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 3 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0
For more information, contact your primary support provider.
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Article ID: 264192 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 21:13:53 - Revision: 2.1

Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Standard Edition

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