02-21-2017 04:09 PM - edited 02-21-2017 04:19 PM
Let us say I have a dataset with 2 columns: Col1 and Col2. Is it possibly to change all column names so that they start with X (Col1 => XCol1, Col2 => XCol2) without having to do this manually?
02-21-2017 04:20 PM
Are your original variables sequentially named as in your example?
If yes, then you can use a rename
RENAME Col1-Col2 = Xcol1 - Xcol2;
Otherwise, use the SASHELP.VCOLUMN table to generate the rename statement dynamically.
Here's an example from a few days ago: