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Tip of the Day:September 4
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You can get a detailed directory listing of the files in a SAS data library without having to print all of the detail information for each and every SAS data set in it.
proc contents data = sashelp._all_ memtype = data details nods; run;
The code (at right) produces a Library Members listing (notice the use of _ALL_ to select all the data sets in SASHELP):
The DETAILS option enables the more detailed "Library Members" listing and the NODS option turns off that pesky listing of individual data set details. The listing is called "Library Members" and contains the following information:
This is great information to have if you need to conduct a quick visual inspection of a SAS data library you are not familiar with.
Submitted by Michael A. Raithel, The man who wrote the book on performance. Contact me at my Discussion Page.
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