Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2001 21:58:50 +0100
Reply-To: Peter Crawford <Peter@CRAWFORDSOFTWARE.DEMON.CO.UK>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Peter Crawford <Peter@CRAWFORDSOFTWARE.DEMON.CO.UK>
Organization: Crawford Software Consultancy Limited
Subject: Re: International character sets
In the v8 explorer menu bar,
is very helpful
After setting a suitable country/language, examine the option TRANTAB
and its documentation
Ed Confer <edconfer1031@YAHOO.COM> writes
>My question relates to reading international character
>data, especially Canadian/French types on Windows
>platforms with SAS Version 8.0. A few lines of code
>have been written to analyze data for 'unprintable'
>character data, and to blank out those that fail the
>test. In doing this transformation, are there special
>instructions, code or such to account for 'valid'
>characters which would otherwise be 'unprintable'.
>For example a capital letter 'a' with two dots over
>it, would fail the unprintable test, but it may be a
>valid Canadian letter, how do account for this in the
>code? If anyone has experience in this please let me
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