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Date:         Wed, 30 Sep 2009 20:00:00 -0400
Reply-To:     Lou <lpogoda@HOTMAIL.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Lou <lpogoda@HOTMAIL.COM>
Organization: A noiseless patient Spider
Subject:      Re: A big flat file is not fitting into a disk. How to work with
Comments: To:

"Jonathan Goldberg" <jgoldberg@BIOMEDSYS.COM> wrote in message > CNTLIN was implemented sometime in the 90s. I remember that in the 80s I > used to write macros that wrote proc format code, learning some > interesting things about macro quoting along the way. Sometime in the 90s > CNTLIN came along and I stopped needing to do that. > Not quite true. In Version 5, PROC FORMAT did not have the CNTLIN and CNTLOUT options, but PROC FMTLIB did. I don't remember when these options were added to PROC FORMAT, but PROC FMTLIB is still out there, and still works.

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