LISTSERV at the University of Georgia
Menubar Imagemap
Home Browse Manage Request Manuals Register
Previous messageNext messagePrevious in topicNext in topicPrevious by same authorNext by same authorPrevious page (August 2007, week 3)Back to main SAS-L pageJoin or leave SAS-L (or change settings)ReplyPost a new messageSearchProportional fontNon-proportional font
Date:         Thu, 16 Aug 2007 14:31:29 -0700
Reply-To:     Reeza <fkhurshed@HOTMAIL.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Reeza <fkhurshed@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Data step - skip shorter record ?
Comments: To:
In-Reply-To:  <>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"

On Aug 16, 3:29 pm, newbie <> wrote: > Hi all, > I have huge dataset in the form of a csv file. I read the files using > the > DATA step. But it seems like there are few records with much less > number of > fields than the usual. When the DATA step encounters this record it > bails > out. > So, my questions are: > Why does this happen ? > Is there a way to neglect this record (with very less number of > fields) > based on number of fields or length of the record ? using a trailing @ > or > something of that sort. > > Thanks in advance > Regards, > sandeep

Try the Missover option?


Back to: Top of message | Previous page | Main SAS-L page