|Date: ||Thu, 9 Oct 1997 14:25:17 -0700|
|Reply-To: ||Bill Dvorak <bdvorak@MAILEXCITE.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Bill Dvorak <bdvorak@MAILEXCITE.COM>|
|Organization: ||MailExcite (http://www.mailexcite.com)|
|Subject: ||Re: KEY= Option of the SET Statement|
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>Has anyone successfully used the KEY option in the SET statement of a data
>step? When I use the sample code provided in Technical Report P-222
> data combine;
> set invtory(keep=partno instock price);
> set partcode(keep=partno desc) key=partno;
>I get the following error:
> ERROR: No key variables have been defined for file PARTCODE.
>Any suggestions or tips?
Have you created an index for the file partcode? I think you need to create an index
with PROC DATASETS to then use a variable as a key.
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