Re: [R] read.xport

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Fri 15 Jul 2005 - 07:06:00 EST

Frank E Harrell Jr <f.harrell@vanderbilt.edu> writes:

> Nelson, Gary (FWE) wrote:
> > I have the latest version of foreign, but it still doesn't work. I
> > quickly tried the Hmisc package, but the same issue arose. I will delve
> > into the Hmisc package further.
>
> This is disappointing as we rely on read.xport quite a bit.

Indeed. Can SAS read everyhting in the XPORT lib? If so, what can we do to figure out what goes wrong in read.xport. Can you paraphrase the situation using simulated data and put the file somewhere?

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> >>>I am trying to import data from a SAS XPORT file that
> >>>contains 24 SAS files.
> >>>When I use the "read.xport" procedure only about 16 data
> >>>frames (components)
> >>>are created. Any suggestions?
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