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how do i change a coloumn name in a sas dataset

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how do i change a coloumn name in a sas dataset

i have to make a simple change , though i put the data in edit /update mode i can only change the data wihtin the table but not the attribute name.
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Re: how do i change a coloumn name in a sas dataset

PROC DATASETS will do that.
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Re: how do i change a coloumn name in a sas dataset

um. could u give me a more detailed answer? or a code. ? i have a dataset which has statename as a coloumn name. i want to change it to state
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Re: how do i change a coloumn name in a sas dataset

SAS has some really good help documentation, usually with several examples. Don't be afraid to look things up yourself. People will be much more helpful if in your posts you show that you have put forth some effort.
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