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Date:         Thu, 17 Oct 2002 08:01:54 -0400
Reply-To:     "Laurel A. Copeland" <lacop@UMICH.EDU>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         "Laurel A. Copeland" <lacop@UMICH.EDU>
Subject:      Re: flat ASCII

Here's an example, system permitting. I am writing to from and to my desktop here. The 3rd example writes to the VA's mainframe in Texas so there is associated JCL. HTH, Laurel

*1* Make a flat file from a SAS file *; DATA JACKS; SET DA.JACKS; FILE 'C:\AUSTIN\JACKS.ID' LINESIZE=27 FILENAME=Jacks; PUT @1 REALSSN Z9. @10 DOB julian7. @17 Sex $1. @18 Race $5. @23 JackScor 3.; RUN;

*2* Make a SAS file from the flat file just written out ; DATA JACKS; INFILE 'C:\AUSTIN\JACKS.ID' LRECL=27 MISSOVER; INPUT @1 REALSSN Z9. @10 DOB julian7. @17 Sex $1. @18 Race $5. @23 JackScor 3.; RUN;

*3* Writing out a flat file from a SAS file at Austin;

<there is some JCL, including these lines to set up a file handle for the file to be written out> ... //OUT1 DD DSN=S506LAC.EOLOP.DAT,DISP=(NEW,CATLG,DELETE), // UNIT=RMTINT,SPACE=(CYL,(500,50),RLSE) ... <more JCL then SAS code to make my desired dataset>

*write out the OP-Admit folks with qualifying DX; DATA _null_; SET op4; FILE out1 linesize=33; PUT Scrssn z9. Age 6.2 Race 2. Sex $1. Anoxhypo 1. Braindea 1. Braindam 1. Cardiac 1. Heartfai 1. CVische 1. Respfail 1. CSrespir 1. Deathunk 1. Respir7 1. Terminal 1. MajorDx 1. MinorDx 1. ; RUN;

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