Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2001 15:27:36 -0600
Reply-To: "Davies, Ian" <Ian.Davies@ATCOITEK.COM>
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From: "Davies, Ian" <Ian.Davies@ATCOITEK.COM>
Subject: Re: informat date help
For now you will have to break it down into parts and build your own date.
But a WORDDATE informat is one of the requests that can be voted for on the
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shannon [SMTP:swheatma@FJC.GOV]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2001 14:35
> To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: informat date help
> I was wondering whether anyone had a solution to read the following
> data line using a SAS informat :
> December 20, 1999
> Typically, I would use the input function to convert the character
> string to a valid SAS date but the problem is that SAS does not have a
> date informat analogous to the date format WORDDATEn.
> Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.