Character variables in SAS

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Character variables in SAS

Hi,

Can character variables in SAS be numeric? Can anybody give me an example? Thanks.

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Re: Character variables in SAS

Character variables cannot be numeric but they may contain digits and otherwise look like numbers.

x='12.3';

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Re: Character variables in SAS

Thank you.

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