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JillChen0131
Fluorite | Level 6

I have a numeric version of datetime, like13DEC2021:10:28:00. I would like to convert it to character format like yyyy-mm-dd:hh:mm. Thanks for your help

 

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Reeza
Super User

Why character? Teradata load?

 

https://communities.sas.com/t5/SAS-Data-Management/Timestamp-format-of-YYYY-MM-DD-HH-MM-SS/td-p/3146...

 

Otherwise I typically recommend the ISO format. 

https://documentation.sas.com/doc/en/pgmsascdc/9.4_3.2/leforinforref/n03vr57gdozvean1klfaaa14c9c0.ht...

 

proc format;
picture dtpic
other='%Y-%0m-%0d %0H:%0M:%0S' (datatype=datetime)
;
run;

data a;
 a = datetime();
length b $30.;
 b = put(a, dtpic.);
 format a dtpic.;
run;

 

 

 

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