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Date:         Tue, 21 Oct 2008 01:28:05 -0700
Reply-To:     Rune RunnestÝ <rune@FASTLANE.NO>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Rune RunnestÝ <rune@FASTLANE.NO>
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Subject:      Problem with reading a file into a data set
Comments: To: sas-l@uga.edu
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Hi, The macro %DS2CSV creates a file on disk from a well-know data set. The following data step B tries to read this file into a data set, but fails. There are no error messages in the log. But the result is not right. Somehow I have to make SAS ignore the "" as ordinary signs when reading the file. But how?

Rune

%ds2csv ( data= sashelp.class, runmode=b, csvfile=d:\temp\sashelp_class.txt, labels = N, colhead = Y, sepchar = 3C, formats = Y );

DATA B; INFILE 'd:\temp\sashelp_class.txt' dsd dlm = '<' truncover LRECL = 1000 ; INPUT Name $8. Sex $1. Age $2. Height $4. Weight $4. ; RUN;


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