Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 14:31:29 -0700
Reply-To: Reeza <fkhurshed@HOTMAIL.COM>
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From: Reeza <fkhurshed@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Data step - skip shorter record ?
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On Aug 16, 3:29 pm, newbie <itissand...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have huge dataset in the form of a csv file. I read the files using
> 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
> So, my questions are:
> Why does this happen ?
> Is there a way to neglect this record (with very less number of
> based on number of fields or length of the record ? using a trailing @
> something of that sort.
> Thanks in advance
Try the Missover option?