|Date: ||Fri, 19 Aug 2005 23:03:37 -0700|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|Subject: ||Re: MODIFY with BY-groups?|
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> in your original data model solution, you seemed to want to
> consolidate the data into the last obs per by-group.
Right, I wanted to do that because the original table is too big and I
want to save space.
> Given the dual meaning of by-group processing in modify, that
> result might be better achieved, storing it in a separate table,
> rather than updating the original.
Meanwhile I am doing it with modify and without by-groups. I process
the by-groups manually by remembering (retaining) the previous values.
Jens Martin Schlatter