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proc importing csv file

proc importing csv file

proc importing csv file

(OP)
I got the same question when importing a large csv file (more than 2000 columns with long field names). SAS CAN NOT READ THE COLUMN'S NAME.

I refered to "thread376-1407206": http://www.tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=1407206&page=9 and tried klaz2002's method.

"*** YOUR TEMP FILE ***;
filename tmp 'c:\temp\_a.dat';
*** YOUR CSV FILE (THIS WILL CHANGE FOR EACH NEW CSV FILE) ***;
filename in 'c:\temp\a.csv';

data _null_;
infile in;
file tmp;
length intext $2000;
retain i 0;

input intext &;
if index(intext, '!') gt 0 then
i = 1;

*** ONLY OUTPUT THE DATA AFTER THE ! CHAR IS FOUND ***;
if i=1 then do;
put intext;
end;
run;

*** NOW USE PROC IMPORT IN THE NORMAL WAY ***;
proc import
datafile = "%SYSFUNC(PATHNAME(tmp))"
OUT = cup
dbms = csv replace;
getnames = yes;
datarow = 2;
run; "


however, 0 records were written to the file TMP. Could anybody can help?

Thank you very much.

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