|Date: ||Fri, 27 Jan 2006 14:22:06 -0800|
|Reply-To: ||sey <sdougla@GMAIL.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||sey <sdougla@GMAIL.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: What is maximum number of variables allowed|
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Shouldn't the question then shift to, "can SAS handle the amount of
variablesI want to deal with?'
The number of variables is one thing, the lengths of the variables is
Do i = 1 to 99999999999999999999999999999999;
retain x1 - x99999999999999999999999999999997 ;
is a different animal from the example given earlier in this thread.
That said, another angle is not how many variables can SAS handle but
instead is; what are limits of your storage ?