Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2005 06:30:05 -0700
Reply-To: RolandRB <rolandberry@HOTMAIL.COM>
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From: RolandRB <rolandberry@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Help please: must convert from .sas7bdat
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> Hello. I'm not a SAS user, but I am collaborating with someone
> who is. (Actually, my collaborator is a SAS *newbie*.) He has
> sent me some data files that have extension .sas7bdat. I want to
> convert these files into some format I can work with: csv, tsv,
> anything that Matlab, Mathematica, or Excel can handle, any
> human-readable ASCII format that I can munge with Perl...
> I have asked my collaborator to do this conversion for me, but he
> can't (for one thing he's traveling now, and I can't wait for him
> to get back; plus he says he doesn't yet know how to save data in
> any other format).
> So for all practical purposes all I have is a collection of .sas7bdat
> files that materialized out of thin air, and no SAS (nor the cash
> to get it). How can I convert these files?
> Many thanks in advance!
You don't, I am sorry to say.