BookmarkSubscribeRSS Feed
🔒 This topic is locked. We are no longer accepting replies to this topic. Need further help? Please sign in and ask a new question.

The number of observations in a data set is stored as a part of the data set's metadata. There are multiple ways to retrieve this number and some are better than others.

Thanks to Art Carpenter for this tip. Read more details in this paper from WUSS 2017: Building Intelligent Macros Using Metadata Functions with the SAS Macro Language.

Ready to join fellow brilliant minds for the SAS Hackathon?

Build your skills. Make connections. Enjoy creative freedom. Maybe change the world. Registration is now open through August 30th. Visit the SAS Hackathon homepage.

Register today!
Visit a random SAS tip This SAS Tips board is not open for replies or comments, but we welcome your feedback and questions. Have a question or comment about this tip? Start a new topic in one of our discussion boards, and reference this tip topic.
Discussion stats
  • 0 replies
  • 1 in conversation