Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2005 15:45:43 +1100
Reply-To: Scott Bass <usenet739_yahoo_com_au@ALFREDO.CC.UGA.EDU>
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From: Scott Bass <usenet739_yahoo_com_au@ALFREDO.CC.UGA.EDU>
Subject: Re: do loops outside the data step
Please read the doc for the SAS elements (filename statement, filevar=
option) that I posted in my message.
"rss" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Thanks for the reply! The problem that I have is that I have over 120
> files so the length statement of $200 won't work. The files will sort
> in the right order but I would like to assume that they may or may not.
> I'm not sure how you could apply the proc sort in this case. My idea
> was to create a file that had all the file names with complete path,'',
> and sorted in the right order. Then get the data loaded through a do
> When you say filename exposures "c:\data\exposures*"; you are
> concantinating the filenames. I have so many of them that this
> approach would require a length of over 3,000. Should that be a
> concern? Can you do it both ways? i.e. concatinate and or use a do
> loop ?