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SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) is an excellent utility to configure, manage, and administer all Microsoft SQL Server components. There are many advantages of having SQL data in spreadsheet programs like Excel. Spreadsheets are easy to use and flexible compared to SQL. The novice users have a similar query on how they can export the SQL Database to an Excel file. Here is an example-
“I am new to SQL server database and looking for ways to export the database output to excel. I have a few database files that I urgently want to save to .xlsx or .csv. Can anyone with expertise please guide me on how to automate this process?”
Now, we are going to discuss ways to export the SQL Server data to Excel. Two manual methods can be employed to achieve this task, which is described below:
There exists an inbuilt feature in SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) to export data to Excel. The detailed steps are described below:
Another easy way to export the SQL table to Excel is by exploiting the inbuilt Excel feature that enables us to import any SQL table. The detailed steps to do so are outlined below:
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Many a time, it is easier to work with spreadsheets in comparison to SQL database tables. Therefore, it becomes necessary to export these SQL tables to Excel. In this post, we have explored two manual ways to achieve this task quickly. A damaged/ corrupted database file can hinder you from exporting from SQL to Excel; hence we recommend the user to rely on advanced SQL database recovery tools such as Kernel for SQL Database Recovery to repair corrupt SQL databases with ease.