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SAS Employee o_p
SAS Employee
data have;
yearmonth='200801';
run;

What is the best way to have same variable as date?

I mean it must be shown as 200801 again, but in date format.

 

Thanks,

 

 

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PaigeMiller
Diamond | Level 26

Is this what you are looking for?

yearmonth2=input(yearmonth,yymmn6.);

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Paige Miller
ballardw
Super User

And use

Format yearmonth2 yymm6.;

for display.

PaigeMiller
Diamond | Level 26

Good point, @ballardw!

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Paige Miller
o_p
SAS Employee o_p
SAS Employee
data have;
yearmonth='200801';
yearmonth2=input(yearmonth,yymmn6.);
Format yearmonth2 yymmn6.;
run;

That's OK. 🙂

 

 

Steelers_In_DC
Barite | Level 11

data have;
yearmonth='200801';
run;

data want;
format date yymmn6. date2 mmddyy10.;
set have;
date = input(put(yearmonth,$6.),yymmn6.);
date2 = intnx('month',date,0,'end');
run;

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