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Date:         Tue, 2 Apr 1996 09:48:00 EST
Reply-To:     Carol Bristow <CEB@NCCIBM1.BITNET>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From:         Carol Bristow <CEB@NCCIBM1.BITNET>
Subject:      Re: SAS Hint - How many Observations are there in a Member ?
Comments: To: Alex Wolf <wolfam@WERPLE.NET.AU>
In-Reply-To:  <199604021319.IAA28006@IPE.CC.VT.EDU>

Alex Wolf mentioned the following method of obtaining the number of observations: > In SAS 6.11 and possibly SAS 6.10 there is a SAS View in the SASHELP > Libname this View contains Library, Member Name, Number of Observations > and many other items that describe every member and instead of needing to > use the Point, Noobs etc or a proc SQL to count the Observations You could use > the > following to count the number of Observations for my Member created in Work

This feature has actually been around since version 6.07, and was documented in the famous (infamous) Tech Report P-222.

I've used these tables - a great resource!

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