Converting character variabls to numeric in SAS


I am creating a numeric version of a character variable in SAS. I am using the best32. numeric format along with an input statement, as I do not want to lose any data.

Below is an example that in which SAS is dropping data and I am unclear as to why.

DATA trial; X='1264263.336532'; Y=INPUT(X,BEST32.); PUT Y; RUN;

Y is only 1264263.3365 and not X. I am unsure why this is happening.


SAS is displaying the number in the default BEST12. format. Try PUT Y best32.; instead


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