12-03-2016 05:17 AM
If you use a library other than work, yes.
12-03-2016 08:48 AM
To illustrated Kurt's point.
** temporary data set, will be in WORK library; ** WORK library is "cleared" at the end of every session; data class; set sashelp.class; age_in_5_yrs = age + 5; run; ** permanent data set will be in C:\mydata folder; ** and will persist after SAS session ends; libname perm 'c:\mydata'; data perm.class; set sashelp.class; age_in_5_yrs = age + 5; run;