Learning SAS: Reading Raw Data from Fixed Columns

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Learn how to place DATALINES directly in your program

Specify INFILE options with the DATALINES statement

Read raw data from fixed columns using the FORMATTED input method

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Clock1.05 hours
IntermediateIntermediate
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project, you will be able to input raw data into SAS by applying the Formatted Input as well as embed raw data directly into SAS via the DATALINES statement.

Requirements

Pre-requisite: Learning SAS: History and SAS Studio

Skills you will develop

Data ScienceData AnalysisSASSAS Studio

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Placing DATALINES directly in your program

  2. Specifying INFILE options with the DATALINES statement

  3. Reading raw data from fixed columns using the COLUMN input method

  4. Reading raw data from fixed columns with the Formatted input method

  5. Applying Named Input

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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