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Using the DATASETS Procedure

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David Fickbohm

Homegain, Inc.

Emeryville CA

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to explain why, and how to use the datasets procedure. Datasets is a very powerful procedure. It is not used as much as it could / should be used. This paper will cover the basic concepts and syntax of the datasets procedure. The instructions that manipulate data files; age, append, change, copy, delete, exchange, and, save will be presented. This paper will cover the informational instructions contents. Finally the audit instructions will be discussed.

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