Reading in a variable length data set from the main fram to sas errors with packed decimals

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Reading in a variable length data set from the main fram to sas errors with packed decimals

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‎10-02-2017 02:25 PM
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Re: Reading in a variable length data set from the main fram to sas errors with packed decimals

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Drop the encoding= option, and use $ebcdic. formats for the strings.

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‎10-02-2017 02:25 PM
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Re: Reading in a variable length data set from the main fram to sas errors with packed decimals

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Drop the encoding= option, and use $ebcdic. formats for the strings.

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Re: Reading in a variable length data set from the main fram to sas errors with packed decimals

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That worked thanks!!!!!

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