Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2002 11:25:50 -0400
Reply-To: "Fehd, Ronald J." <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
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From: "Fehd, Ronald J." <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
Subject: Re: Real Numbers on PROC FREQ
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> From: Balint, Jess [mailto:JBalint@ALLDATA.NET]
> Hello all. I am using the freq procedure, but the output is
> 3.16E7. I need
> to have the exact number like 3164532 or whatever. Does
> anyone know the
> option to enable this? Thank you.
You do have the more-or-less exact number.
you probably need to change the format associated with the number
the default -- best8. -- is not always appropriate for
Really Big Numbers.
proc FREQ data = ...;
format BigNum comma12.;
Ron Fehd the macro maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2@cdc.gov
remember perspective: the error is not always where it seems to occur! --
remember perspective: the default format is not always appropriate!