Date: Wed, 24 May 2006 09:39:43 -0500
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Subject: Re: label help
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I have seen this Problem earlier when I helping DM people Just before the
FDA submission, that time I used a macro given to me by one of my colagues,
the Idea he used to do this is write a macro is to check each and every
dataset in the Library make a list of the all the variables and Labels with
the same name out to an .csv file then make changes as per requirements and
read it back into SAS and save the changes you made in the excel sheet to
the SAS datasets
On 5/24/06, Jim Groeneveld <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi Prakash,
> Well I would start using PROC DATASETS doing all datasets and all variable
> labels in one run, without reading and rewriting all the data (I believe).
> See you SAS docs.
> But your problem is one of the many data management issues that I have
> Regards - Jim.
> Jim Groeneveld, Netherlands
> Statistician, SAS consultant
> On Wed, 24 May 2006 09:42:23 +0800, MOORTHY Prakash Eswara
> <MOORTHYP@ESSILOR.COM.SG> wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >Iam using SAS 8.2 version,
> >I have 20 datasets each having variables, in some datasets variable names
> >are also the same as in other datasets but with different "Labels" and
> >these dataset contains more than 50000 observations, now I want to change
> >the Labels with a new "Label" some body could help me how to do this .new
> >labels along with variables are in a dataset I just want to map the new
> >labels to the existing one.