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Dash (-) and Double Dash(--) concept in SAS


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URL: http://studysas.blogspot.com/2009/07/even-you-can-use-hash-and-double-dash.html

In order to understand HASH and DOUBLE HASH concept in SAS you need to know about two different ranges of variables:

1) Numbered list:

When a set of variables have the same prefix, and the rest of the name is a consecutive set of numbers, we can use a single dash (-) to refer to an entire range. Some exs.. are….

VAR1 VAR2 VAR3 VAR4 VAR5

Shortcut list you can use to access all 5 variables is VAR1-VAR5

COL1 COL2 COL3 COL4 COL5 COL6 COL7

Shortcut list you can use to access all 7 variables is COL1-COL7

  1. Read more at: http://studysas.blogspot.com/2009/07/even-you-can-use-hash-and-double-dash.html

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