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SASSLICK001
Obsidian | Level 7

Hi All 

 

How can I find a sas numeric variable whether its an integer or float? If its a floating numeric variable i need to know significant digits existing in the data?

Can someone throw some ideas?

 

 

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DrAbhijeetSafai
Lapis Lazuli | Level 10

Wonderful @Kurt_Bremser !

 

Thank you!

 

- Dr. Abhijeet Safai

Dr. Abhijeet Safai
Certified Base and Clinical SAS Programmer
Associate Data Analyst
Actu-Real
Peter_C
Rhodochrosite | Level 12
If num - int( num ) = 0 then do ;
Handle integer case ;
End ;
Else do ;
Handle non- integer case ;
End ;
ballardw
Super User

Note that you may have issues if try to search for values with certain decimal values as storage precision may not exactly match your expectation and may have to do something like:

 

if (round,value,0.000001) = 123.456789 then...

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