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Date:   Wed, 6 May 2009 14:34:52 -0400
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   Mike Zdeb <msz03@ALBANY.EDU>
Subject:   Re: How to read negative value variable?
Content-Type:   text/plain;charset=iso-8859-1

hi ...

data y; input x trailsgn.; datalines; 4.71- 50.21 ; run;

proc print data=y; run;

-- Mike Zdeb U@Albany School of Public Health One University Place Rensselaer, New York 12144-3456 P/518-402-6479 F/630-604-1475

> We have a raw data file that contains negative number. If value is > negative then there will dash at the end otherwise it will be blank. > > Numeric variable look like this: > 4.71- > 50.21 > > I search online but could not find informat can read numeric variable with > dash sign at the end. > > Do you know any informat that can read negative number? > > Thanks >

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