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XPORT Engine with DATA Step or PROC COPY

XPORT Engine Advantages

Using the XPORT engine (with either the DATA step or the COPY procedure) provides these advantages:

The primary reason for using the XPORT engine with the DATA step is to dynamically create one or more data sets, to order them, and then to translate them to transport format. By contrast, PROC COPY allows you to translate multiple data sets that already exist in a library.

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