Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 10:16:51 -0600
Reply-To: Joe Matise <snoopy369@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Joe Matise <snoopy369@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Can SAS do text parsing like PERL on a website or news search
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SAS has Perl regular expression capability built in, in addition to its
other string parsing functions. You certainly could do what you mention in
SAS. Look at the documentation for your version for more specific info.
On Sun, Mar 14, 2010 at 5:03 PM, CC <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hello dear all,
> Just a general question regarding text parsing using SAS.
> As we all know that PERL is kind of powerful about parsing text. If I
> would like to do the same kind. i.e. search a specific term from a
> website for a certain period, then, count how many times it shows up
> in different articles during that period for that company and match it
> with the main data in SAS. Can anyone give me some resources
> regarding this kind of work, so, I can learn how to actually work on
> Thanks in advance!!