Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2000 13:06:26 -0400
Reply-To: Paige Miller <paige.miller@KODAK.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Paige Miller <paige.miller@KODAK.COM>
Organization: Eastman Kodak Company
Subject: Re: Suppressing PROC CONTENTS
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Terry Eastman wrote:
> I found a way to have PROC CONTENTS provide the variable list in the order
> they appear in the data set with POSITION. Problem is, I get both the
> original contents followed by the order. Since my data set consists of over
> 3000 variables, that's an awful lot of paper going to waste. Is there not a
> way to force SAS to JUST provide the contents in the order and cut out the
> first part?
> I get around this with cut/paste into WORD. There must be an easier
> solution. Thank you
How about the NOPRINT and OUT= options in PROC CONTENTS?
Oh, and to save paper, don't send to the printer the contents of your
data set. I've never seen a need for hardcopy of these contents, why do
you need it?
Eastman Kodak Company
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