anyalpha function

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anyalpha function

 

 

i am trying to pull out the alpha in a field.  So if the field has an alpha then make that field a 0 if it does not have an alpha in it then keep it

 

12345678A

45893317Q

23849451H

999999999

888888888


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‎08-25-2016 08:51 PM
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Re: anyalpha function

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Something like below?

 

data sample;
  input var :$10.;
  var_recoded=var;
  if anyalpha(var) then var_recoded='0';
  datalines;
12345678A
45893317Q
23849451H
999999999
888888888
;
run;

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‎08-25-2016 08:51 PM
Respected Advisor
Posts: 3,831

Re: anyalpha function

[ Edited ]

Something like below?

 

data sample;
  input var :$10.;
  var_recoded=var;
  if anyalpha(var) then var_recoded='0';
  datalines;
12345678A
45893317Q
23849451H
999999999
888888888
;
run;
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