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Learning SAS by Example by Ron Cody

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Chapter 21. Using Advanced INPUT Techniques

21.1

Introduction

438

21.2

Handling Missing Values at the End of a Line

438

21.3

Reading Short Data Lines

440

21.4

Reading External Files with Lines Longer Than 256 Characters

443

21.5

Detecting the End of the File

443

21.6

Reading a Portion of a Raw Data File

445

21.7

Reading Data from Multiple Files

446

21.8

Reading Data from Multiple Files Using a FILENAME Statement

447

21.9

Reading External Filenames from a Data File

447

21.10

Reading Multiple Lines of Data to Form One Observation

448

21.11

Reading Data Conditionally (the Single Trailing @ Sign)

451

21.12

More Examples of the Single Trailing @ Sign

453

21.13

Creating Multiple Observations from One Line of Input

454

21.14

Using Variable and Informat Lists

455

21.15

Using Relative Column Pointers ...

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