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Options VALIDVARNAME=UPCASE


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URL: http://studysas.blogspot.com/2009/02/options-validvarnameupcase.html

  1. VALIDVARNAME= option is generally used in SAS whenever we want to control the SAS variable names in the dataset.
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  3. VALIDVARNAME= V7 UPCASE ANY
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  5. The default option will be VALIDVARNAME=V7 until we specify as UPPERCASE or ANY.
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  7. When we mention options VALIDVARNAME=V7, that means we are telling SAS to change the name of the Database column (etc EXCEL sheet column) to valid SAS name with certain rules keeping in mind.
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  9. Here are those rules that SAS needs to follow, when it changes the DBMS column name to valid SAS name.
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