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pavank
Obsidian | Level 7
data ds;
input item_name: $ 15. total_count;
datalines;
Water_Bottle  2
Tent   1
Apple 4
;
run;


data split;
set ds;
do split=1 to total_count;
output;
end; drop total_count;
proc print ;
run;

Q)1. How to get split item count using proc sql
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yabwon
Onyx | Level 15
proc sql;
create table spliSQL as
select * from split
;
quit;

😜

 

... and seriously, sql is not a tool for such job (Maxim 14), data step is.

 

Bart

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Patrick
Opal | Level 21

Not possible with standard SQL as implemented in SAS.

Most databases have extensions like T-SQL or PL-SQL that allow for loops. In SAS you've got the data step for this.

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