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The CATALOG Procedure

MODIFY Statement

Changes the description of a catalog entry.
Featured in: Displaying Contents, Changing Names, and Changing a Description

MODIFY entry (DESCRIPTION=<<'>entry-description<'>>) </ ENTRYTYPE=etype>;

Required Arguments


specifies the name of one SAS catalog entry. You can specify the entry type with the name.

Restriction: You must designate the type of the entry, either when you specify the name (ename.etype) or with the ENTRYTYPE= option.
See also: Specifying an Entry Type

changes the description of a catalog entry by replacing it with a new description, up to 256 characters long, or by removing it altogether. You can enclose the description in single or double quotes.

Alias: DESC
Tip: Use DESCRIPTION= with no text to remove the current description.



restricts processing to one entry type.

See: The ENTRYTYPE= Option
See also: Specifying an Entry Type

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