How to Copy datasets in SAS?

How to Copy datasets in SAS?

You can use high-level procedures PROC COPY and PROC DATASETS for moving and copying SAS datasets between libraries.They provide much more control over what data sets you want to move and this approach is more efficient.

truncate Decimals in SAS

How to truncate Decimals in SAS?

Sometimes you may need to truncate numeric values to a specified number of decimal places without rounding. In this article, you will learn to truncate decimals in SAS, without rounding.

round numbers in sas

How to Round Numbers in SAS?

The ROUND function rounds the numbers to the nearest multiple of the rounding factor. Round up or ceil in SAS uses ceil() function which rounds up the column in SAS. Round down in SAS or floor in SAS uses floor() function which rounds down.

today's date in SAS

How to get today’s date in SAS?

To get today’s date in SAS, you can either the today() or date() functions. They are equivalent and represents the number of days since January 1, 1960. Datetime() function returns SAS value represents the number of seconds between January 1, 1960, and the current time.

How to zip and Unzip files using SAS?

This post will you to create zip files or unzip files using SAS. There 3 different methods you can use to zip or unzip files. All the method requires that NOXCMD is enabled in your SAS system.

How to check if string is numeric in SAS?

If you want to check if a string is numeric in SAS in a simple and fast way: you can use Verify Function, which returns the position of the first character in a string that is not in the search string.

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How To Specify List Of Variables In SAS?

In SAS, you can quickly specify a list of variables in SAS statements like KEEP and DROP statements, the ARRAY statement, and the OF operator for comma-separated arguments to some functions. You can also …

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How to Copy a file with SAS?

How to Copy a file with SAS?

Here is an example of a code that you can use to copies a file byte by byte. It copies the content byte-by-byte so it can be used to copy any file, even pictures! This will work on both Unix and Windows and it’s great for copying files from your SAS session to a place outside of SAS, or vice versa.

SAS Data Access Functions

SAS Data Access Functions

For the past few years, I’ve been learning SAS and have found that most of the functions I use are available in the SAS Language Reference. To help you get …

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