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What r the data types in SAS? in Base SAS , and SAS SQL

Hi all,
What are the different data types in Base SAS and SAS SQL??

Regards,
Amar.
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7/21/2009 12:09:50 PM
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"Amar Mundankar" <amarmundankar@gmail.com> wrote in message
news:5d3eb1f8-ea05-48f1-b41c-92b517889cbc@d4g2000yqa.googlegroups.com...
> Hi all,
> What are the different data types in Base SAS and SAS SQL??
>
> Regards,
> Amar.

PROC SQL is part of base SAS, but it doesn't matter, the answer is the same
wherever you are in SAS.  SAS has only two data types, character and
numeric.  You use formats, informats, and lengths to achieve the effects
other languages implement with a multiplicity of data types.


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lpogoda (325)
7/22/2009 12:17:38 AM
On Jul 22, 5:17=A0am, "Lou" <lpog...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> "Amar Mundankar" <amarmundan...@gmail.com> wrote in message
>
> news:5d3eb1f8-ea05-48f1-b41c-92b517889cbc@d4g2000yqa.googlegroups.com...
>
> > Hi all,
> > What are the different data types in Base SAS and SAS SQL??
>
> > Regards,
> > Amar.
>
> PROC SQL is part of base SAS, but it doesn't matter, the answer is the sa=
me
> wherever you are in SAS. =A0SAS has only two data types, character and
> numeric. =A0You use formats, informats, and lengths to achieve the effect=
s
> other languages implement with a multiplicity of data types.

Thank you all,
for your answers..

Regards,
Amar.
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7/22/2009 5:48:08 AM
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