ATTRIB Statement: z/OS

Associates a format, informat, label, length, or any combination of these attributes, with one or more variables.
Valid in: In a DATA step
z/OS specifics: LENGTH= specification in attribute-list
See: ATTRIB Statement in SAS Statements: Reference


ATTRIB variable-list-1 attribute-list-1 <...variable-list-n attribute-list-n > ;


LENGTH=<$> length is one of the attributes that can be specified in the attribute-list. The LENGTH= attribute specifies the length of variables in the variable-list. Under z/OS, numeric variables can range from 2 to 8 bytes in length, and character variables can range from 1 to 32,767 bytes in length.