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Date:         Mon, 29 Aug 2005 15:17:38 -0400
Reply-To:     Arthur Tabachneck <art297@NETSCAPE.NET>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Arthur Tabachneck <art297@NETSCAPE.NET>
Subject:      Re: Convert Infile Date to SAS Date
Comments: To: Carol Srna <csrna@FORD.COM>


Your problem might simply be that you begin with initializing CRDATE, but you didn't end the statement with a semicolon.

Art ------- On Mon, 29 Aug 2005 13:57:55 -0400, Srna, Carol (C.) <csrna@FORD.COM> wrote:

>I'm sorry. I did get rid of the 'slash'. The error is: NOTE: Invalid >argument to function INPUT at line 21 column 14. > CRDATE=. > > > CRDATE = INPUT(COMPRESS(CDATE,'/'),JULIAN7.); > PUT CRDATE=; > > >-----Original Message----- >From: [] >Sent: Monday, August 29, 2005 1:21 PM >To: Srna, Carol (C.) >Cc: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU >Subject: Re: Convert Infile Date to SAS Date > > >Carol > >You julian date needs to have the '/' removed before SAS can work with >it >-- unless there is a new informat that I have not found. Try > >data a; >input jdate $ 1-8; >cdate=input(compress(jdate,'/'),julian7.); >cards; >2004/237 >proc print;format cdate mmddyy10.; >run; > > >Nat Wooding > > > > > "Srna, Carol > > (C.)" To: >SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU > > <csrna@FORD.COM> cc: > > Sent by: "SAS(r) Subject: Convert Infile >Date to SAS Date > Discussion" > > <SAS-L@LISTSERV.U > > GA.EDU> > > > > > > 08/29/05 11:00 AM > > Please respond to > > "Srna, Carol > > (C.)" > > > > > > > > > > >The Input file: > CDATE >+----0----+ > >CC 96 - 103 > > > 2004/237 This is how the date is in the input file > >I input the date as CDATE DATE8. in my SAS file; > >SAS tells me this is invalid data for the var. CDATE. >What am I missing here? >Thanks In Advance > > > > >----------------------------------------- >CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This electronic message contains information >which may be legally confidential and/or privileged and does not in any >case represent a firm ENERGY COMMODITY bid or offer relating thereto >which binds the sender without an additional express written >confirmation to that effect. The information is intended solely for the >individual or entity named above and access by anyone else is >unauthorized. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, >copying, distribution, or use of the contents of this information is >prohibited and may be unlawful. If you have received this electronic >transmission in error, please reply immediately to the sender that you >have received the message in error, and delete it. Thank you.

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