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Converting from numeric to character in SAS

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Last Modified: 2016-02-22
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I have an issue with fielda defined as numeric 8. I need to convert to character. The problem is there are non- numeric leading characters so when I just move to a defined alpha field I have unreadable characters in front and the character field is not left justified.  

Does anyone know how I can code this to get the fondly move the numeric data.
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