> I want to import a GZIP file in text format into SAS. Its text
> delimiter is "|". I am using SAS 8.2 What is the best approach to do
> this in my version of SAS.
You can use PIPE functionality. If you define FILENAME statement using
suitably created PIPE, which will run gzip with option "write output to
stdout", you will be able then to import gz files and keep original
filename gzip pipe "gzip -dc file.gz";
infile gzip dlm=...;