Try following statement (with me it works):
Clemens van Brunschot
EMRAIN wrote in message <firstname.lastname@example.org>...
>I need to know how to make a SAS date (xx/xx/xxxx) into a character string
>while retaining the xx/xx/xxxx form. I have used the put function to
>but I get back the sas numeric for that date in a character format.