Using the View Data Window to Create a SAS Table


You want to create a new SAS table. This method can be used to create small tables for testing purposes.


Use the create table function of the View Data window. This function enables you to create a new SAS table based on metadata that you register by using the New Table wizard.


Using the Create Table Function in the View Data Window

Perform the following steps to create a new table in the View Data window:
  1. Create the metadata for a new SAS table in the New Table wizard. Select the columns that you need from existing tables.
  2. Right-click the newly registered table and click Open. The dialog box in the following display is shown.
    Create Table Dialog Box
    Create Table Dialog Box
  3. Click Yes to create the table in the SAS library that you specified in the metadata for the table. The table is opened in edit mode.