INDEX DELETE Statement
Deletes one or more indexes associated with the
SAS data set specified in the MODIFY statement.
||Must appear in a MODIFY RUN group
||You can use the CONTENTS statement to produce a list
of all indexes for a data set.
- index-1 <...index-n>
names one or more indexes
to delete. The index(es) must be for variables in the SAS data set
that is named in the preceding MODIFY statement. You can delete both
simple and composite indexes.
deletes all indexes,
except for indexes that are owned by an integrity constraint. When
an index is created, it is marked as owned by the user, by an integrity
constraint, or by both. If an index is owned by both a user and an
integrity constraint, the index is not deleted until both an IC DELETE
statement and an INDEX DELETE statement are processed.