CALENDAR Procedure

START Statement

Specifies the variable in the activities data set that contains the starting date of each activity.
Alias: STA, DATE, ID
Requirement: START is required for both summary and schedule calendars.
Schedule Calendar with Holidays: 5-Day Default


START variable;

Required Argument

contains the starting date of each activity.
Restrictions:This variable must be in the activities data set.

Values of variable must be in either SAS date or datetime values.

If you use datetime values, then specify the DATETIME option in the PROC CALENDAR statement.

Both the START and FIN variables must have matching formats. For example, if one contains datetime values, then so must the other.