Date: Thu, 13 May 2010 15:26:43 -0500
Reply-To: Joe Matise <snoopy369@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Joe Matise <snoopy369@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: how to use wildcards here?
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Like I said though, you might consider posting your full problem here - if
the answer appears to be "merge a hundred datasets together into one"
usually the question is incorrectly framed.
On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 3:20 PM, Jeff <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thanks. Unfortunately I have only sas 9.1.
> It seems I have to list them all.
> On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 4:08 PM, Joe Matise <email@example.com> wrote:
>> if you have 9.2
>> However, I would put dollars to donuts that there is a better solution yet
>> to your larger problem... (though I guess donuts are getting close to $1
>> each now aren't they...)
>> On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 3:04 PM, Jeff <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> data combine;
>>> merge a_1 a_b a_6 a_55 .....;
>>> all datasets to be merged starts with a_
>>> Is there a better ways make the code concise in stead of listing all of