Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2002 23:46:39 GMT
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
Organization: Cornell University
Subject: Re: input problem | text block | single variable
On 6 Nov 02 19:09:42 GMT, WHITLOI1@WESTAT.COM (Ian Whitlock) wrote:
>Computer systems often put little thinges at the ends of lines.
THis much I know. I move back and forth often enough between disparate
OS to have learned this the kard way.
>you will have to get more detailed about what you actually have and want to
>do before you can get an answer that is little better than a guess.
I suspect you're right. I'll have to fire up my editor and see just
what is at the end of the lines in the data file.
>I assumed you had exactly what you wrote and copied into the SAS editor to
>write the following working code.
Thanks - I'll have a try with your code.
>data w ( drop = glob );
> length goo $32767 glob $ 100 ;
> do while (1) ;
> infile cards eof = eof ;
> input glob ;
> goo = trim(goo) || glob ;
> end ;
> goo = left(goo) ;
> len = length (goo) ;
> put len= ;
> glob = substr(goo,len-2) ;
> put glob= ;