01-14-2013 01:03 PM
can anyone please let me know how can i open large .pl file?
I am working on census data and i have couple of very large files (with extension .pl) which are not opening in notepad or wordpad - error msg says file is too large for notepad, use dufferent tools to open the data. this files contains raw data information which i can use for SASEG.
I did try to rename file with different extentions but not opening...
01-14-2013 03:20 PM
They are basically just big text files. See
for a description of importing them into Access.
Once you rename them to .txt, you could read a few records with SAS and output to another .txt file that your editor could handle (Use PUT _infile_; and the OBS OPTION to limit the number of records.)