11-27-2017 09:02 PM - edited 11-27-2017 09:03 PM
I just finished doing some slicing-and-dicing of a character field, using SAS built-in functions. Involved many steps and seemed a lot more complicated than I would have guessed.
Just curious, do most advanced users here graduate to another approach to character field manipulation?
I see that SAS also allows using RegEx. Would RegEx be a better approach to many character field manipulations?
Here is an example of one manipulation I was attempting: