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Question
If reading an external file to produce an external file,
what is the shortcut to write that record without coding
every single variable on the record?
 Question Submitted By :: SAS
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Answer
# 1
DATA step copies records from the input file to the output
file without creating any SAS variables:

data _null_;
infile file-specification-1;
file file-specification-2;
input;
put _infile_;
run;
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    5 Yes 1 No
Durga G
 
Answer
# 2
by writing Put _all_; is the easy option to produce an
external file.
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    1 Yes 1 No
Ganesh
 
 
 
Answer
# 3
DATA step copies records from the input file to the output
file without creating any SAS variables:

data _null_;
/*To read the external taw data file*/
infile 'file-specification-1';
input var1 var2 $ var3;
/*To write the external raw data file*/
file 'file-specification-2';
put var1 var2 var3;
run;
 
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Prakash Hullathi
 
Answer
# 4

PUT _ALL_;

Eg:

DATA
_NULL_;
SET MYDATA; --> is got from external input file
FILE OFILE<is having output file path>;

PUT _ALL_; --> is for writing values with variables

PUT (_ALL_) (+0); --> is for writing only values

RUN;


 
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Jothi Sankar
 

 
 
 
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