Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 16:57:55 -0330
Reply-To: Nan Li <nanl@NLCHI.NF.CA>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Nan Li <nanl@NLCHI.NF.CA>
Subject: Re: dmp
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Thanks for your email. Actually I'm doing a project using a data file from
Search & Rescue of our province. The file in the CD that they gave to me is
saved as *. dmp. And I was told that this file is an Oracle file. I need to
convert this file to SPSS or SAS file and then doing further analysis. I
tried to change its extension and took a look of the file, but seems to me I
couldn't find each record clearly in this way. I am a new user of SAS and
just wondering if there is any procedure to read Oracle file. Any idea will
be highly appreciated.
From: phil busby [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Wednesday, December 11, 2002 12:48 PM
There is no guarantee of any particular structure
of any file based on its extension. You can assign
any file an extension of "dmp" just by renaming it.
I suggest you look into how the file was created,
how you got it, and what do you want to do with it?
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