Window Reference

Controls and Fields

Data set name

is the name of the input data set.

Starting Date

is the starting date for the time series in the data set. Enter a date value in this field, using a form recognizable by a SAS date informat, for example, 1998:1, feb1997, or 03mar1998.


is the time interval between observations in the data set. Select an interval from the pop-up list.

New ID variable name

is the name of the time ID variable to be created. You can type any valid SAS variable name in this field.


closes the window and proceeds to the next step in the time ID creation process.


closes the window without changing the input data set. Any options you specified are lost.