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abcd123
Fluorite | Level 6

Hello,

I am trying to input some dates using input datatement. Here is raw data:

 

 

Date

12/10/2014

1/1/2015

9/30/2015

 

As you can see, the date could be any length(10, 9, or 8), and as a result, mmddyy8. or mmddyy10. will not work.

 

Is there a way to input such mixed formated dates?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ballardw
Super User
data junk;
   informat date mmddyy.;
   input date;
   format date mmddyy10.;
datalines;
12/10/2014
1/1/2015
9/30/2015
;
run;

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Reeza
Super User
Try anydtdte. format
slchen
Lapis Lazuli | Level 10
data have;
 input date : anydtdte.;
 format date mmddyys10.;
 cards;
12/10/2014
1/1/2015
9/30/2015
;
ballardw
Super User
data junk;
   informat date mmddyy.;
   input date;
   format date mmddyy10.;
datalines;
12/10/2014
1/1/2015
9/30/2015
;
run;
abcd123
Fluorite | Level 6
Thank you all for help!

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