LISTSERV at the University of Georgia
Menubar Imagemap
Home Browse Manage Request Manuals Register
Previous messageNext messagePrevious in topicNext in topicPrevious by same authorNext by same authorPrevious page (July 2003, week 2)Back to main SAS-L pageJoin or leave SAS-L (or change settings)ReplyPost a new messageSearchProportional fontNon-proportional font
Date:         Wed, 9 Jul 2003 17:29:31 -0400
Reply-To:     "Michael L. Davis" <michael@BASSETTCONSULTING.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         "Michael L. Davis" <michael@BASSETTCONSULTING.COM>
Subject:      Re: a question of delete  datasets
In-Reply-To:  <>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"; format=flowed

Hello Miranda and other SAS-L Friends,

Perhaps you will receive other suggestions but it looks to me like a job for the dictionary tables. Perhaps the following conference paper, "You Could Look It Up: An Introduction to SASHELP Dictionary Views," could be helpful. Look at the macros that start on page 4 for ideas on how to put together a list of data sets with nobs equal to 0. A link to this paper can be found at:


- Michael "Mad Doggy" Davis

At 02:11 PM 7/9/2003 -0700, miranda <mixiao@UCLA.EDU> wrote: >Hi All, >I have around 300 error data sets created under my libname Errr, I'd >like delete those error datasets if their nobs is 0. >How could I use proc datasets or any other better function to make >this work? > >Thanks.

Michael L. Davis Vice President Bassett Consulting Services, Inc. 10 Pleasant Drive North Haven CT 06473-3712 E-Mail: Web: Telephone: 203-562-0640

Back to: Top of message | Previous page | Main SAS-L page