Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 14:08:01 -0500
Reply-To: Wensui Liu <liuwensui@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Wensui Liu <liuwensui@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Getting TTEST (and other PROCS) to print variable labels
instead of names
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i think it is a good practice to use more generic variable names such
as VAR1. if you want a more clear label, you can manage to do so in
some tables for meta data.
from practice of database, it is bad to use descriptive variable names
in a data table.
On Feb 4, 2008 2:02 PM, Peter Flom <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I looked at the documentation for TTEST and googled a bit, but didn't see a way to get PROC TTEST to print variable labels instead of variable names. People at my current place of employment are fond of giving variables names like VAR1, and then using labels.
> They've been collecting data for 30 years, so they aren't going to change (and there's no way to change all the data sets they have).
> So, is there a way to get PROC TTEST to do this?
> Is there general guidance on how to make SAS PROCs print labels instead of variable names?
> TIA as always
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