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Date:         Thu, 16 Apr 1998 02:27:17 GMT
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From:         Kurt Beckman <kurt_beckman@EARTHLINK.NET>
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Subject:      Re: decimal informat mystery
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Date: Wed Apr 15, 1998 1925 PDT Subject: decimal informat mystery Summary: Like This? From: Kurt Beckman ( To:


On Wed, 15 Apr 1998 12:02:31 -0600, in <6h2p76$48l$> you wrote:

>Does anyone know if there is an informat to read 12345 from a flat file into >SAS as 123.45... snippy-snip...

9 data _null_ ; 10 infile datalines ; 11 input numvar 5.2 ; 12 list ; 13 put numvar= ; 14 datalines ;

NUMVAR=123.45 RULE:----+----1----+----2----+----3----+----4----+----5----+----6----+----7---- +----8----+----9- 15 12345 NOTE: The DATA statement used 0.05 seconds.

16 ;; 17 run ;

I hope this information will be of some help to you. If there are any questions please do not hesitate to contact me at the numbers listed below.


Kurt D. Beckman SAS Consultant 553 N. Pacific Coast Hwy, Suite B288 Redondo Beach, California 90277 Voice: 310-318-5291 Fax: 310-318-6220 Cellular: 310-486-4447 E-Mail:

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