|Date: ||Tue, 13 Feb 2007 22:32:23 -0800|
|Reply-To: ||David L Cassell <davidlcassell@MSN.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||David L Cassell <davidlcassell@MSN.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: A DECODING VARIABLES QUESTION|
|Content-Type: ||text/plain; format=flowed|
>I created a dataset but now I have to decode the variables so that they
>don't need user-defined formats attached to them. What that mean? I had to
>format some variables to create this dataset so the values are more clear.
>Do I need to go back to the previous condition as it was?
I would recommend that you argue for no changes. The user-defined
formats are not irrevocable. You can use them *or*not*, as you choose.
So don't "decode" these variables. Just help your users use the data
David L. Cassell
3115 NW Norwood Pl.
Corvallis OR 97330
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