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Date:         Fri, 11 Apr 2003 09:08:45 -0700
Reply-To:     Jan Sollmann <jan.sollmann@AXA-FINANCIAL.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Jan Sollmann <jan.sollmann@AXA-FINANCIAL.COM>
Organization: http://groups.google.com/
Subject:      Adding variable with constant value to big SAS dataset
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I want to add a new character variable with a constant value to a very big existing dataset. The obvious way to do this would be:

data a; set b; new_var='constant'; run;

Is there a way to achieve this without inputing the whole dataset, which is very time consuming?


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