Date: Mon, 7 May 2001 15:51:44 -0400
Reply-To: kviel <kviel@GMCF.ORG>
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From: kviel <kviel@GMCF.ORG>
Subject: BITSw.d informat
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On page 646 of "SAS Language: Reference" there is the following result:
768 data one;
769 input value bits4.4;
770 put value=;
Given that the ASCII representation of 'B' is 01000010 and as a binary
string, 0010, has the value 2, I have tried to interpret the informat as a
substr( ) of sorts that begins from the left. However varying the values of
both w and d, does not produce the results that I might expect.
Could someone please clarify this informat?
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