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Date:         Wed, 8 Apr 2009 17:50:13 -0400
Reply-To:     Dave Brewer <david.brewer@UC.EDU>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Dave Brewer <david.brewer@UC.EDU>
Subject:      Re: How to read a value coming in as Oct 3,
              2007 and create a SAS date

On Wed, 8 Apr 2009 10:36:23 -0700, Jack Hamilton <jfh@STANFORDALUMNI.ORG> wrote:

>Try the aANYDTDTE informat, < > >. > >-- >Jack Hamilton > >Videtis illam spirare libertatis auram > > > > > >On Apr 8, 2009, at 10:14 am, Dave Brewer wrote: > >> Hi, >> >> I am processing a csv file and need to know if there is an informat to >> process a variable containing values "Oct 3, 2007", "Sep 25, 2007", >> etc. >> (quotes are not part of the data. I need to create a SAS date from >> this >> value. >> >> I suppose I can read the data in as a $11 and parse it. If I did >> that, how >> would I create a SAS date when the month is not a number (Oct as >> opposed to >> 10)? >> >> Thanks for your help. >> Dave


your answer does not work.

Also, my day in the date field is always two digits (ex, Apr 08, 2009).

Thanks anyhow Dave

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