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Tihannah
Obsidian | Level 7

Trying to extract only characters from a column, i.e.

 

JIM325612

SARAH651291

 

Each has 6 digits behind them but the amount of characters vary. How do I just pull the characters using 'SUBSTR' or something similar?

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novinosrin
Tourmaline | Level 20
want=compress(your_variable,,'d');

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novinosrin
Tourmaline | Level 20
want=compress(your_variable,,'d');
novinosrin
Tourmaline | Level 20
data h;
input var $15.;
datalines;
JIM325612
SARAH651291
;
data want;
set h;
want=compress(var,,'d');
run;
Tihannah
Obsidian | Level 7

Thank you so much! Worked perfect!

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