Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2006 16:08:49 -0400
Reply-To: "Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCHM)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
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From: "Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCHM)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
Subject: Re: best12. does not work under windows
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> From: SAS_learner
> I was trying use best12. format on a character variable on
> windows but in the log it is complaing . Can I use best12.
> format on windows. Basically can any body can explain how
> these best formats are different from regular formats i.e.
> how are these two are different
> LVALUEx = put(LVALUEx,best12.);
> LVALUEx = put(LVALUEx,12.); are different
as always: we need the log.
your 'complaint' is our 'intelligent message'
do a frequency on the variable
and figure out whether all the values
actually convert to a number using the best12 format
SAS will do a lot,
but will 'complain' when it cannot do reasonable interpolation.
Ron Fehd the macro maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2 at cdc dot gov
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I get a wrong answer.
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