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The FSEDIT Procedure


The FSEDIT procedure enables you to edit a SAS data set one observation at a time. You can also use it to create a new SAS data set.

The procedure provides the tools for building applications for entering and editing data. An FSEDIT application provides a custom display in which each data entry field has a set of attributes that can

The applications can also include a SAS Component Language (SCL) program that

The FSEDIT procedure also enables you to call the FSLETTER procedure from within an FSEDIT session. This enables you to create form letters or reports that are personalized with information from the observations that are displayed by the FSEDIT procedure.

Note:   You can also open the FSEDIT window by issuing an FSEDIT command from any SAS System command line.  [cautionend]

The FSEDIT procedure edits a data set in place.

The FSEDIT procedure does not leave an unedited copy of the original. If you need to preserve a copy of the original data, be sure to make a copy of the data set before you begin editing.  [cautionend]

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