Importing Data into a Table
Overview of Importing Data
Whether your data is stored in a standard file format or in your own special file format,
you can use the Import Wizard to import data into a SAS table. The types of files that
you can import depend on your operating environment.
Import a Standard File
To import a standard file, follow these steps:
1. With the Explorer window active, select File ð Import data.
The Import Wizard - Select import type window appears.
2. Select the type of file that you are importing by selecting a data source from the
Select a data source menu.
Note that Standard data source is selected by default. In this example, Microsoft
Excel Workbook is selected.
3. Click Next to continue.
4. In the Connect to MS Excel window, enter the pathname of the file that you want to
export, and then click OK.
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