Date: Fri, 27 Dec 1996 17:23:56 -0400
Reply-To: Dan Keating <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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From: Dan Keating <dtkeats@IBM.NET>
Subject: Re: Q(nonSAS): shell program ??
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With OS/2, running SAS 6.10 and now 6.11,
I simply use:
filename getdata 'e:\dir\*.txt';
It reads each file in succession. I've
used it for more than 30 files at a time.
On Fri, 27 Dec 1996 12:16:17 -0500, Sung-Il Cho
>Sorry about this non-SAS question. (but somewhat related anyway.)
>I've received, say, 500 ascii data files whose names are like:
>abc10100.txt def13702.txt ... xyz18021.txt
>I wouldn't have this trouble if there was a way in SAS
>to infile hundreds of files (with same variables) in one data step,
>but I'm not aware of such a way.
>I'd also be grateful for any suggestion to do that.
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