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Import SQL file and replace existing

Thread began 10/08/2015 8:44 pm by Paul | Last modified 10/09/2015 1:06 pm by Ray Borduin | 241 views | 1 replies |

Paul

Import SQL file and replace existing

I had to find/remove a lot of formatting styles in an existing SQL file that was copied/pasted from a website into the WA Admin. I cleaned the file in Excel.

Now when I try to import the cleaned SQL file, I get this:

Error

SQL query:

#NAME?
-- version 4.0.10.7
-- http://www.phpmyadmin.net
--
#NAME?
"-- Generation Time: Oct 08, 2015 at 05:47 PM"-- Server version: 5.5.42-cll-lve
-- PHP Version: 5.4.31
"SET SQL_MODE = ""NO_AUTO_VALUE_ON_ZERO"";" "SET time_zone = ""+00:00"";"/*!40101 SET @OLD_CHARACTER_SET_CLIENT=@@CHARACTER_SET_CLIENT */;

MySQL said: Documentation
#1064 - You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near '"-- Generation Time: Oct 08, 2015 at 05:47 PM"
-- Server version: 5.5.42-cll-lv' at line 6


Any help is appreciated. If I can't fix this, how do I find certain content in a field, globally and replace it with something else? For example:

Find: <div aasdfkadsfkj>
Replace with: <div>
In table: products
column: specifications

Thanks!

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

It tries to execute the sql line by line, so you need to remove the comments on the top.

Delete everything before the first "SET" statement.

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