Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2003 16:32:52 -0500
Reply-To: Peter Crawford <peter@CRAWFORDSOFTWARE.DEMON.CO.UK>
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From: Peter Crawford <peter@CRAWFORDSOFTWARE.DEMON.CO.UK>
Subject: Re: help
On Mon, 24 Nov 2003 16:00:41 -0500, Zhonghe Li <zli@HSPH.HARVARD.EDU>
>we got a tab-delimited file and the data was imported with
>proc import datafile="c:\Projects\Meredith\Mercer Project\Original data
>Then the imported organization ID is in the format of 1.000185E24. So I
>created a new orgID as
>However, when I check the orgID with the original organization ID that was
>in the tab-delimited text file, they are different.
>orgID=1000185000001000051834880 but the original=
>I don't know where those 51834880 came from as these numbers were not
>in the text file.
>Thank you very much.
discover the option to save source code for importing the data
Change ithat source code to read orgID as $30.
In the online doc see the example at