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SAS Certification Prep Guide: Base Programming for SAS 9, Third Edition by SAS Institute

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Chapter 19: Creating a Single Observation from Multiple Records

  1. You can position the input pointer on a specific record by using
    1. column pointer controls.
    2. column specifications.
    3. line pointer controls.
    4. line hold specifiers.
    Correct answer: c
    Information for one observation can be spread out over several records. You can write one INPUT statement that contains line pointer controls to specify the record(s) from which values are read.
  2. Which pointer control is used to read multiple records sequentially?
    1. @n
    2. +n
    3. /
    4. all of the above
    Correct answer: c
    The forward slash (/) line pointer control is used to read multiple records sequentially. Each time a / pointer is encountered, the input pointer advances ...

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