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How to store data about your data in your data

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How to store data about your data in your data

From the Did you know department --


With SAS 9.4, you can enhance your data sets with your own custom information -- using extended attributes in SAS data sets. Extended attributes can be added, modified, and removed by PROC DATASETS and a series of XATTR statements.


I've seen mention of XATTR in some other posts in this forum -- as a suggested solution for some metadata challenges.  See the full article, including an example for data cardinality, at this blog post:


How to store data about your data in your data - The SAS Dummy


Chris

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