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Date:   Wed, 21 Sep 2005 22:45:03 +0300
Reply-To:   Vlad <vladislav.moltchanov@KTL.FI>
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   Vlad <vladislav.moltchanov@KTL.FI>
Organization:   KTL (Kansanterveyslaitos)
Subject:   Re: Selecting last 10 rows from a dataset
Comments:   To: sas-l@uga.edu
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It could be done in 2 lines:

* generating step:; data aaa; do i= 1 to 100; y=i**2;output; end; stop; run;

* selecting last 10 records; data new; set aaa nobs=nobs; if _n_>nobs-10; run; Proc print;run;

jagadishkr@gmail.com wrote: > Hi, > > Can anyone please expain me the more efficient way to select(Subset) > last 10 rows of a dataset using datastep and proc SQL ? > > Thanks, > Jaggie >


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