Convert ISO datetime to SAS datetime
Does anyone know if SAS has a function to convert ISO datetime values to SAS
...Re: Convert ISO datetime to SAS datetime
A while back, someone pointed out some SAS informats that work with ISO
datetimes but do ==>NOT<== appear in the base SAS informats. Rather, they
are apparently in the XML libname docs.
The list is:
These formats and informats are available beginning in Release 8.2,
specifically for the XML engine support:
INFORMAT DESCRIPTION PATTERN
IS8601DA date YYYY-MM-DD
IS8601DN datetime with date portion YYYY-MM-DD
IS8601DZ ...Re: Convert ISO datetime to SAS datetime #3
SAS doesn't have ISO datetime values. It has ISO datetime formats and
informats, even if they are not documented in the correct place. A
datetime value is stored as a SAS numeric value which is simply the
number of seconds since midnight at the start of the epoch.
If you have character data (either a character variable or text in a
file) representing a date and time in an ISO format that you want to
store in a datetime variable, you use the INPUT function or statement as
appropriate and specify the relevant ISO informat.
If you have a datetime value that you need to express in ISO styl...Re: Convert ISO datetime to SAS datetime #2
For v9.2, it is not under Base:
On Thu, 18 Sep 2008 14:46:59 -0400, Nat Wooding <Nathaniel.Wooding@DOM.COM>
>A while back, someone pointed out some SAS informats that work with ISO
>datetimes but do ==>NOT<== appear in the base SAS informats. Rather, they
>are apparently in the XML libname docs.
>The list is:
>These formats and informats are available beginning in Release 8.2,
>specifically for the XML engine support:
&g...Re: Convert ISO datetime to SAS datetime #4
Nat and Jake;
Good news for users of SAS 9.2. The set of IS8601... formats and informats are aliases for the set of E8601... formats and informats, which are documented in the standard location for Base SAS 9.2.
From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Nat Wooding
Sent: Thursday, September 18, 2008 2:47 PM
Subject: Re: Convert ISO datetime to SAS datetime
A while back, someone pointed out some SAS informats that work with ISO datetimes but do ==>NOT<== appear in the ...SAS : How to convert character date to numeric date
I am working with SAS language. I am in need of converting character
date to numeric date.
Eg. I have records with date in character form '2007/10/01', so now I
need to convert this into 01OCT2007 (date9.) format. Can any one help
On 31 Mar., 08:17, suhaskir...@gmail.com wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am working with SAS language. I am in need of converting character
> date to numeric date.
> Eg. I have records with date in character form '2007/10/01', so now I
> need to convert this into 01OCT2007 (date9.) format. Can any one help
Here i...Re: SAS : How to convert character date to numeric date
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> Subject: Re: SAS : How to convert character date to numeric date
> On 31 Mar., 08:17, suhaskir...@gmail.com wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I am working with SAS language. I am in need of converting character
> > date to numeric date.
> > Eg. I have records with date in character form
> '2007/10/01', so now I
> > need to conve...Analyzing a SAS data Set and converting character to numeric
Here is the task:
I have a SAS data set with ~1,400 variables. My goal is to look at
observations in a column and if it is formatted as character but
qualifies to be a numeric, then change the column to be formatted as
numeric. I have tried to build a macro that does this, but each time I
do, I end up converting columns that should have stayed as character to
numeric and wipe out the data. I know I can simply export the file and
import it using the wizard or proc import, but I need to add this
functionality to a larger piece of code and only need to run it once in
awhile. Any suggestions ...Sas/Access to Oracle DB question (how to convert long numerics to character)
I was wondering if you could help me. I am trying to pull data from
the Oracle tables the SAS access passthrough. The account numbers are
stored in the oracle databases as numeric (19 digits) and so if you
pull it down as normal (or using a libname), the last few digits lose
I tried the following and while the customer_id is character with 19
digits, it also loses precision (seems that the last 2-3 numbers are
connect to oracle as oradb (user=3Dxxxxx password=3D=92xxxxxxx'
create table dat.test as
...Newbie, still :-(, SAS question convert numeric variable to character variable
I have been trying to find out how to convert a numeric field to a
character field in an SQL procedure.
case when test2.newid NE "" then test2.newid
else ('**' || substr(test1.idno,3,2))
end as n_idno
but test1.idno is a numeric variable
On Mar 1, 12:02 pm, "DH" <sheehan...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> I have been trying to find out how to convert a numeric field to a
> character field in an SQL procedure.
> proc sql;
> select distinc...Convert to numeric where Date field Numeric and Character
I have a date field can be numeric and populated or
character and blank (only these 2 scenarios)
if it's populated it has this format MMDDYY10. numeric and if it's
character then it's just blank.
so what i need is for the numeric date to look like this: Numeric,
Length 8, Format 11. and look like 20100214 and if it's
character then convert it so it looks like 20100214.
...Convert numeric to Character BUT add or delete characters
i have a field "Orig" which is numeric BEST12. Length: 8
I need to convert it into character $7.0 by adding leading 0's or deleting last 2 zeros if the value is 9 characters long. Example:
Orig New Field (should be)
Thanks for the help.
How about the following code?
input orig best12.;
if length(strip(orig)) <7 then newfield=put(orig, z7.);
else if length(strip(or...Re: Convert to numeric where Date field Numeric and Character
I presume this is a linked question to your other one.
If this is an excel sheet and you want to force it to come in properly, then
use DBSASOPTS or similar in the import/libname. If you have an already
existing dataset, or just prefer to do it this way, you could create a new
variable, format it numeric, and then set it equal to the other variable; it
will always be numeric, and will be missing if the variable is formatted
(and contains) characters.
format newdatevar YYMMDDN8.;
newdatevar = olddatevar;
On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 11:48 AM, Sdlentertd <sd...Convert Datetime data from ASCII code to SAS Datetime
I have a question regarding converting ASCII data_time into SAS format.
For example, the format in ASCII file is: =20
, with 1-minute interval.=20
I have now read it as Character in SAS dataset. Could anyone give me a
hint as to the best way to convert it to SAS Datetime?=20