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Date:   Tue, 14 Dec 2004 12:53:31 -0500
Reply-To:   harry.droogendyk@RBC.COM
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   Harry Droogendyk <harry.droogendyk@RBC.COM>
Subject:   Re: How to get substr of integer data type
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As you've suggested, convert it to character using PUT. Numeric formats are automatically right-justified in the alloted width so 2 digit values will have a leading space.

data _null_; do i = 55, 86, 87, 185, 288, 386; if substr(put(i,3.),2,2) in ( '86', '87', '88', '89' ) then put i=; end; run;

-----Original Message----- From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU]On Behalf Of Lu Liu Sent: Tuesday, December 14, 2004 12:48 PM To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU Subject: How to get substr of integer data type

Hi,

I have an integer column and data is always 3 digits. I want to get data from this field if the last two digits are 86, 87, 88 or 89. I know I can use SUBSTR, INDEX if the data type is character, but what function can I use for numeric data type? Or do I need to convert the value to character first?

Thank you very much for your help! Lu

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