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Data type for date

The Main data set (A) has date as Character.I need to append another dataset (B) to the main dataset.The date in (B) has to be changed to mmddyy10. format,and i had to use anydtdte informat. So the data type for this date is numeric.When I try to append these two datasets, i'm having an issue due to data type mismtach.How to resolve this issue?
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Re: Data type for date

Either change the date in dataset B to be a character string (using the PUT function) or change the date in dataset A to be numeric (using the INPUT function).

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