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SAS Formats

HOW CAN I ADD FORMATS WOTHOUT PROC FORMAT PROCEDURE ?

IS IT POSSIBLE OR NOT ?

 

PLEASE LET ME KNOW WITH EXAMPLE?

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Re: SAS Formats

Posted in reply to darling143

 

Don't write in ALL CAPS, it's shouting. 

 

You need to clarify your question. 

 

Formats are used to control the display of information, so by 'adding' a format do you mean creating a new format or applying a format to a variable. 

 

An example of applying a format is straightforward, and involves the format statement. 

 

Data stocks;
Set sashelp.stocks;

Format date worddate.;

Run;

Proc print data = stocks (obs=5) labels noobs;
Run;

You can't create a new format without proc format, in some manner.  

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Re: SAS Formats

Posted in reply to darling143
I think you would handle this and your other inquiries better by taking the free online SAS Programming training.
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