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Date:   Wed, 4 Aug 2010 16:21:02 -0400
Reply-To:   Arthur Tabachneck <art297@NETSCAPE.NET>
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   Arthur Tabachneck <art297@NETSCAPE.NET>
Subject:   Re: convert a charater variable int SAS date
Comments:   To: Haiyan Chen <haiyan_c@YAHOO.COM>
Content-Type:   text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1

Haiyan,

There are a number of possibilities. One, for example, might be:

data have; informat have_date $10.; format want_date date9.; input have_date; want_date=input(have_date,anydtdte10.); cards; 2006.6.9 2007.12.24 2008.9.6 ;

HTH, Art -------- On Wed, 4 Aug 2010 13:15:18 -0700, haiyan chen <haiyan_c@YAHOO.COM> wrote:

>Hello, all, >� >I have a charater variable $10 read as '2006.6.9', representing 09Jun2006. >I want to convert it to any one of the SAS date format. Anyone has quick reference regarding this mind sharing? >� >Thanks a lot in advance. >Haiyan > > > >�


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