Date: Thu, 10 Oct 1996 11:04:45 -0500
Reply-To: "Dale Q. Marmaduke" <dmarmad@INDYUNIX.IUPUI.EDU>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From: "Dale Q. Marmaduke" <dmarmad@INDYUNIX.IUPUI.EDU>
Subject: sybase data fields too long for access
My Sybase database has a field which is 255 long.
Using proc access to create an access descriptor and
access view, I can't reduce the length.
I can print the data, with truncated results. This
is acceptable. (proc print data=vlib.project;) I
can't use the table as a sas dataset. data project; set vlib.project;
and I can't do a proc contents data=vlib.project;
because of the error.....field cannot have a length of 255.
Does anyone know how to reduce the lenght so I can
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