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Date:   Thu, 29 Nov 2007 12:34:26 -0600
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From:   "data _null_," <datanull@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:   Re: External Files
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The PIPE access method is an easy to use method. In the example the data returned by DIR is the input for the data step.

filename ft16f001 pipe 'dir /s /b"*.sas"'; data work.filePath; infile ft16f001 truncover; input filepath $256.;; run; proc print; run;

On Nov 29, 2007 11:51 AM, Ken Barz <> wrote: > For a given directory in Windows, how might I go about creating a > dataset with the name of each file in the directory of a given extension > (.xml)? > > Thanks >

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