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Date:   Tue, 31 Dec 1996 15:34:56 -0600
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From:   Erik Engstrom <eman@MINN.NET>
Organization:   Minnesota Department of Transportation
Subject:   Re: Binary Files
Content-Type:   text/plain; charset=us-ascii

Ron Coleman wrote: >

> Erik, > > To skip the first 24 bytes (characters) on each record you can use > the input statement before your DO loop to move the pointer 24 spaces: > > INPUT +24 @; * Skip 24 bytes and hold the line for the next INPUT; > do i=1 to 3150; > ... > end; > > -- > Ron Coleman > Links Analytical, Inc. Linking your data to your business! > 3545-1 St. Johns Bluff Rd. Suite 300 > Jacksonville FL 32224 >

Thanks alot worked like a Charm!!

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