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Date:         Mon, 9 Jul 2007 18:16:18 -0400
Reply-To:     Arthur Tabachneck <art297@NETSCAPE.NET>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Arthur Tabachneck <art297@NETSCAPE.NET>
Subject:      Re: Import access files to SAS
Comments: To: SUBSCRIBE SAS-L Yufei Wang <yufeiw@GMAIL.COM>

Yufei,

Dependent upon the structure of your access databases, the task could be as simple as something like:

%macro getfiles; %do i=1 %to 128; libname county&i. access "C:\temp\NY_county&i..mdb"; %end;

data want; set %do i=1 %to 128; county&i..table1 %end; ; run; %mend;

%getfiles

Art -------- On Mon, 9 Jul 2007 17:18:47 -0400, Yufei Wang <yufeiw@GMAIL.COM> wrote:

>Is it same as importing multiple excel files to SAS? >like Wenshui's blog shows: >http://statcompute.blogspot.com/2005/09/read-multiple-excel-files-in-sas- using.html >My problem is the files are not in the same director. The access file stores >the attribute data for each county in each countie's directory, like this: >C:\temp\NY_county1\*.mdb >C:\temp\NY_county2\*.mdb >C:\temp\NY_county3\*.mdb >C:\temp\NY_county3\*.mdb >C:\temp\NY_county4\*.mdb >........


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