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Date:   Fri, 6 Apr 2012 13:16:53 -0500
Reply-To:   Arthur Pashi <artpshhealth@HOTMAIL.COM>
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   Arthur Pashi <artpshhealth@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject:   Re: LIST statement, was: RE: Ruler
Comments:   To: tom.abernathy@gmail.com
In-Reply-To:   <201204061635.q36F2Wog008067@waikiki.cc.uga.edu>
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Mark K, Mark T, and Tom, Thank you all for your prompt assistance. There are those days when you don't remember your routines! Indeed it has been 4 years since I moved from UNIX to PC SAS platform. Happy Easter! Art. P.

> From: Mterjeson@russell.com > To: artpshhealth@HOTMAIL.COM; SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU > Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2012 09:43:43 -0700 > Subject: RE: ruler > > Hi Art, > > For worst case scenario in ISPF or UnixPGM > you can always copy and paste a couple lines > around your edit window as needed. > > *000000001111111111222222222233333333334444444444555555555566666666667; > *234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890; > > aa1a63101 8975555520120405 . st. 99 > > Hope this is helpful. > > Mark Terjeson > Investment Business Intelligence > Investment Management & Research > Russell Investments > 206-505-2367

> Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2012 12:35:46 -0400 > From: tom.abernathy@GMAIL.COM > Subject: Re: LIST statement, was: RE: > To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU > > Use the COLS statement. > You can also type COLS in the number area to the left of the lines. (Use the > NUMS command to turn on the number area). > > On Fri, 6 Apr 2012 16:26:42 +0000, Keintz, H. Mark > <mkeintz@WHARTON.UPENN.EDU> wrote: > > >I have long been an admirer of the LIST statement, and here's why (look at > the log and you will see a very handy scale). > > > >data _null_; > > input; > > list; > > stop; > >datalines; > >aa1a63101 8975555520120405 . st. 99 > >run; > > > >regards, > >Mark > > > >-----Original Message----- > >From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Arthur > Pashi > >Sent: Friday, April 06, 2012 12:16 PM > >To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU > >Subject: > > > >I have a variable named 'statadq' with a length, say, 250. statadq has > information that looks like this: > > > >aa1a63101 8975555520120405 . st. 99 > > > >Is there a way in SAS Unix Windows Editor to determine the position > (column) of each character or number? From my naked eye and knowledge of the > data, I can tell that 63101 is a zipcode and there is the last 8 digits are > a date. > > > >Seeking your help, > > > >Art.


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