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proc compare- exact and absolute methods

Hi,

Can i know the difference between exact and absolute methods of proc compare.

when i do compare by using exact method, i am getting differences ;while absolute method shows no differences.

Please have a look at the picture below and let me know what causing this differences.If the below is not clear enough, I am also attaching the pic as an attachment. Please find it.

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks in advance!!

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Re: proc compare- exact and absolute methods

See the Equality Criterion (bottom of the page) in the DOCS.

Base SAS(R) 9.2 Procedures Guide

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