Re: how to read quarterly data in SAS? #2

On Sat, 3 Nov 2007 22:26:04 -0000, Richard <hujian@GMAIL.COM> wrote:

>I got the error message when I was using informat yyq. The original
>data set is in .txt and delimited by space.
>data sen.sensitive;
>infile 'sensitive.txt';
>input time $ yyq6. growth sensitive insensitive differnce recession;
>ERROR 48-59: The informat $YYQ was not found or could not be loaded.
>any thought?

It's numeric. Remove the dollar sign ($).
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Thanks a lot! It works.

On Nov 3, 6:27 pm, nos...@HOWLES.COM ("Howard Schreier <hs AT dc-sug
DOT org>") wrote:
> On Sat, 3 Nov 2007 22:26:04 -0000, Richard <huj...@GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> >I got the error message when I was using informat yyq. The original
> >data set is in .txt and delimited by space.
> >data sen.sensitive;
> >infile 'sensitive.txt';
> >input time $ yyq6. growth sensitive insensitive differnce recession;
> >rat=sen/in;
> >run;
> >ERROR 48-59: The informat $YYQ was not found or could not be loaded.
> >any thought?
> It's numeric. Remove the dollar sign ($).

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11/4/2007 1:10:33 AM

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