Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 16:18:53 -0500
Reply-To: Vivek Annamalai <annamalaiv@HOTMAIL.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Vivek Annamalai <annamalaiv@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Question on usage of data conversion functions in a Data Step
Thanks Ian for explaining the way SAS processes multiple datasets in the set
statement. This is exactly the answer I wanted. I think it is more important
to explain to the original poster what the problem was in their code. Once
this hint is given, ask the poster to rewrite their code to make it work. If
not successful, comeback to the list for the actual answer.
I think this would be a more rewarding experience from the point of view of
the original poster. This reminds me of a quote.
"Give a man/woman a fish, he/she will eat for a day. Teach him /her to fish
and he/she will eat for a lifetime."