Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2005 23:09:16 -0500
Reply-To: "Howard Schreier <hs AT dc-sug DOT org>" <nospam@HOWLES.COM>
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From: "Howard Schreier <hs AT dc-sug DOT org>" <nospam@HOWLES.COM>
Subject: Re: Tabulate to an output data set
Go over the documentation and do some experiments, then come back with some
What is a "standard" data set? A "refined" one?
One starting point for thinking about this is to consider that PROC SUMMARY
can do all of the stats (except percentages).
On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 11:06:22 +0000, Robert Walls
>I have been requested to create and present a short presentation on
>creating output data set from a proc tabulate. This would ideally
>entail the how to, the why you would need to and the benefits that can
>be gained by doing this. The problem is that at the moment, I have
>drawn a complete blank as to all of these questions with the exception
>of the how using the out = option, or the ods output options, but that
>option is all that I can find and it only creates a standard data set
>output. I have no idea as to whether it can be refined or manipulated
>in any way using other options. Is there anything more that can be
>done other than just simply outputting a standard data set, or am I
>flogging a dead horse?
>Any help would be gratefully appreciated.
>Many thanks for your time,
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