Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2002 10:31:19 -0700
Reply-To: Sigurd Wilson Hermansen <hermans1@WESTAT.COM>
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From: Sigurd Wilson Hermansen <hermans1@WESTAT.COM>
Subject: Re: reading data from a text file through ODBC
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Comma-delimited and text files do not contain the metatdata that ODBC
needs to extract from a data source in order to read it into a SAS
dataset. DBMSCOPY, for example, displays the contents of these files
and helps a user supply the necessary metadata (including informats
for dates, times, numbers, etc.). Sig
"Daniele Monzali" <Daniele.Monzali@prometeia.it> wrote in message news:<firstname.lastname@example.org>...
> hello all
> does anyone know whether and how it is possibile to configure an ODBC
> textpad driver in order to directly read .csv or .txt data files in SAS ?