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Date:         Wed, 17 Sep 2003 15:45:08 +0800
Reply-To:     mmxell <docdoc1357@TIPGOD.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         mmxell <docdoc1357@TIPGOD.COM>
Organization: Another Netscape Collabra Server User
Subject:      create dataset with added column


I want to create a dataset from a .txt file (say desc.txt). The content of the file contains only 1 text description(sample as below) abc xyz aaa

I want to create a dataset that has 2 fields: 1)index 2)desc , the result dataset desired is as follows: index desc 1 abc 2 xyz 3 aaa 4 ... 5 .... and etc.

can I do it in the DATA step? Thanks for the advice. mmxell

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