|Working with SAS Data Sets
Data Set Maintenance Functions
Two functions and two subroutines are
provided to perform data set maintenance:
- DATASETS function
- obtains members in a data library.
This function returns a character matrix containing
the names of the SAS data sets in a library.
- CONTENTS function
- obtains variables in a member.
This function returns a character matrix
containing the variable names for the SAS data
set specified by libname and memname.
The variable list is returned in alphabetical order.
- RENAME subroutine
- renames a SAS data set member in a specified library.
- DELETE subroutine
- deletes a SAS data set member in a specified library.
See Chapter 20 for details and
examples of these functions and routines.
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