I haven't had time yet to get PYTHON under my belt. However I believe
this should be a straight forward PYTHON application.
I have a few hundred files (several years for each US State). I would
like to concatenate the variable view information into a single file.
What I would like to end up with is a system file with a variable for
the name of the source file and variables for the name, type, . . .
The result would be one file with "stacked" variable views.
If there were a PYTHON wrapper, it would take each file in a
list, extract the variable view information, add a column containing
the name of the file, and concatenate the info into a system data file
as a "master file".
source Position Name Type . . . decimals
AL2004.sas7bdat 1 ID string . . .
AL2004.sas7bdat 2 State string . . .
AK2004.sas7bdat 3 County string . . .
AK2003.sas7bdat 4 Zip numeric . . .
WV2005.sas7bdat 500 Math numeric . . .
Please let me know if you can do this.
Shall we say the same rate as last time?
Also please send me your SSN and address for the 1099.
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