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Date:         Tue, 29 Apr 2008 07:05:02 -0700
Reply-To:     guya.carpenter@GMAIL.COM
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         guya.carpenter@GMAIL.COM
Subject:      Re: Reading .TIF file names into SAS datasets
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This was, admittedly, adapted from something somebody posted a few days ago, but I made it a little more adaptable.


%macro filnm(dir); %if %qsysfunc(substrn(%qsysfunc(reverse(&dir)),1,1)) ne \ %then %let dir=&dir.\;

/* Pipe files into text file. */

options noxwait;

x dir "&dir" > "&dir.&sysdate9..txt";

data _null_; wait=sleep(1); run;

/* Read file names into WORK.FILES ds. */

data files (drop=dirflg); length filetype $8; retain dir "&dir"; infile "&dir.&sysdate9..txt" recfm=v lrecl=256 truncover firstobs=6 end=eof; input @01 date anydtdte10. @12 time time5. @23 dirflg $3. @37 filename $100.; if lowcase(dirflg) ne 'dir'; if date ne .; if filename not in ('.','..',''); if filename ne "&sysdate9..txt"; format date date9. time time8.; filetype=upcase(scan(filename,-1,'.')); run;

proc sort data=files; by filetype filename date time; run;

x del "&dir.&sysdate9..txt";

/* Count and print files in dir. */

data _null_; set files nobs=nobs; call symput('num_files',left(nobs)); stop; run;

proc print data=files (drop=dir) noobs; run;

%put NOTE: Number of files in directory: &num_files; %put NOTE: Directory is: &dir;

%mend filnm;

%filnm (Y:\Ins & Fee Income\Analysis\Profiling\2008_02_15 affinion segmentation);

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