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Learning SAS by Example by Ron Cody

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Chapter 22. Using Advanced Features of User-Defined Formats and Informats

22.1

Introduction

462

22.2

Using Formats to Recode Variables

462

22.3

Using Formats with a PUT Function to Create New Variables

463

22.4

Creating User-Defined Informats

464

22.5

Reading Character and Numeric Data in One Step

467

22.6

Using Formats (and Informats) to Perform Table Lookup

470

22.7

Using a SAS Data Set to Create a Format

471

22.8

Updating and Maintaining Your Formats

477

22.9

Using Formats within Formats

479

22.10

Using Multilabel Formats

482

22.11

Using the INPUTN Function to Perform a More Complicated Table Lookup

485

22.12

Problems

490

Introduction

User-defined formats can do much more than make output from SAS procedures more readable. You will see how to use formats to create new variables ...

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