Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2008 06:04:56 -0700
Reply-To: RolandRB <rolandberry@HOTMAIL.COM>
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From: RolandRB <rolandberry@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Retain Statment for temp fields
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On Jul 1, 2:55 pm, "Dr. Eli Y. Kling" <Eli.Kl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I remember seeing a long time ago an option one can put at the end of
> the Retain (data step, yes) so the variables listed are dropped at the
> end of the processing and maintained in memory rather than disk.
> I hope someone out there knows what I am talking about ...
> With regard,
You can both "retain" and "drop" the same list of variables. They are
not contradictory actions.