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Importing Data

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Hi,

 

Could Please help how to read or import in SAS, if a dataset like below.

The input file can only have a max of 8 values in single row and this data set has 10 variables.

 

 

ABCDEFGH

IJABCDEF

GHIJABCD

EFGHIJ

 

Output:

 

A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,J 

A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,J

A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,J

 

 

Thanks,

Srinidhi

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Re: Importing Data

Not easily.  Its more about understanding the data.  For instance:

345678910

You could assume the last two digits are the final number, but:

345678190

Would the last two still be the last number?  Or should it be zero and the previous one be 19?

Why is the data like that?  A demilited file will make your life a lot easier.  

 

Also note that your want dataset data does not match you have data, row one does not contain a 9 for instance, and there are four rows in the have and only 3 in the want.  Perhaps provide some acurate test data and describe what you want in more detail, i.e. the how and why.

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