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Deliter For creating tab delimted file SAS ?

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Deliter For creating tab delimted file SAS ?

Hi ,
What is the delimter for createing a tab delimted file in SAS ? is it X'09' or X'05' ? I google but google created a confusion ?
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Re: Deliter For creating tab delimted file SAS ?

Posted in reply to er_awasthi
That will depend on the codepage you're using - but hex 05 sounds very familiar ;-)
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Re: Deliter For creating tab delimted file SAS ?

Yep, it will depend entirely on your system encoding.

Generally for ASCII systems use '09'x, for EBCDIC use '05'x

Cheers from Portugal.

Daniel Santos @ www.cgd.pt.
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