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Date:         Wed, 12 May 1999 11:46:23 -0500
Reply-To:     Michael S Hines <mshines@PURDUE.EDU>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From:         Michael S Hines <mshines@PURDUE.EDU>
Subject:      Re: inputing dollar variable
In-Reply-To:  <Pine.HPP.3.91.990512102601.5767A-100000@ux6.cso.uiuc.edu>
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filename myfile <where it is>;

data mydata; infile myfile; input @whereever xamt $char15.; /* xamt is temp var */ xamt=compress(xamt,'$,'); /* scan for $ sign and for comma and remove them */ amt=input(xamt,15.); /* now read in *clean* amount variable */ drop xamt; /* drop temp var */

At 10:27 AM 5/12/99 -0500, you wrote: >Okay, I have an easy question -- >How do I input a dollar-formatted variable >that looks like this: $60,000 ? > >Thanks, > >Jean Roth > =================================================================== Internet: mshines@purdue.edu | Michael S. Hines CDP,CISA,CIA,CFE Voice: (765) 494-5338 | Coordinator of Systems and Programming FAX: (765) 496-1466 | Purdue University | 1280 Engineering Administration | West Lafayette, IN 47907-1280


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