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Re: how to read this file into sas #2

Read the file in its orginal form and Proc Transpose is one alternative...


On Thu, 14 Sep 2006 17:09:52 -0700, liuyuanpku@GMAIL.COM wrote:

>Hi, I just got a problem to read a txt file into sas. The structure of
>the data in txt file is:
>
>family member
>1 3809 3810 3811 3812
>2 3814 3815 3816
>3 3817 3818 3819 3820
>
>When I read it into sas, I want it in the following structure:
>family member
>1 3809
>1 3810
>1 3811
>1 3812
>2 3814
>2 3815
>2 3816
>3 3817
>3 3818
>3 3819
>3 3820
>
>How can I get this sas data?
>Thanks a lot!
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