Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 16:13:57 -0500
Reply-To: "Fehd, Ronald J." <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
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From: "Fehd, Ronald J." <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
Subject: Re: Proc Format CNTIN= Problem
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> From: Gary McQuown [mailto:Gary.M.McQuown@FRB.GOV]
> I am receiving the following error when I attempt to create a
> format from the results of a proc contents
> with the following code: proc format cntlin=b2;
> ERROR: This range is repeated, or values overlap: .-..
you're not telling your computer what you want it to do.
if your format-name is NC and the start value is a character string
this does not agree with Type=Numeric.
Ron Fehd the macro maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2@cdc.gov
OpSys: WinNT Ver: 8.1
remember perspective: the error is not always where it seems to occur! --
> There are 1,700+ variables in the data set, but all a valid
> SAS (v6.12) names.
> The following is a snip of the proc contents I want to turn
> into a format.
> The SAS System 1
> OBS LABEL START FMTNAME TYPE
> 1 1 A10_1 nc n
> 2 1 A10_2 nc n
> 3 1 A10_3 nc n
> 4 1 A10_3V nc n
> 5 1 A10_4V nc n
> 6 2 A3_1_1 nc n
> 7 2 A3_1_2 nc n
> 8 2 A3_1_3 nc n
> 9 2 A3_1_4 nc n
> 10 2 A3_1_5 nc n