Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 14:14:19 -0500
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From: Nathaniel Wooding <Nathaniel_Wooding@DOM.COM>
Subject: Re: What is $F8. format?
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From TS486 (a listing of functions, formats and informats, available as a
download from the SI website)
$F. "Standard character data , does not trim leading blanks"
<yhuang@AMYLIN.CO To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Sent by: "SAS(r) Subject: What is $F8. format?
03/13/03 01:38 PM
Please respond to
I'm looking at some old v6 data set (sas/win), some of
the variables are associated with a format like $f8. and
informat $f8., they look like regular character var.
I've never seen this before and neither can I find anything
from Online doc.