|Date: ||Wed, 29 Mar 2000 19:15:49 GMT|
|Reply-To: ||David Wright <David_wright@SPRA.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||David Wright <David_wright@SPRA.COM>|
|Organization: ||Your Company|
|Subject: ||Re: Making a SAS date a character string|
I need to know how to put a date value in the form:
No "/"'s attached! Don't ask why, I didn't.
I would like to do it without creating lots of new character variables and
input statements or substr commands. Lots of different date fields to deal
firstname.lastname@example.org (Clemens) wrote in <email@example.com>:
>Try following statement (with me it works):
>Clemens van Brunschot
>EMRAIN wrote in message <firstname.lastname@example.org>...
>>I need to know how to make a SAS date (xx/xx/xxxx) into a character string
>>while retaining the xx/xx/xxxx form. I have used the put function to
>>but I get back the sas numeric for that date in a character format.