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Date:   Fri, 29 Dec 2006 14:23:49 -0800
Reply-To:   st.tran@GMAIL.COM
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From:   st.tran@GMAIL.COM
Subject:   Keeping only specific variables in new dataset
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Hello there,

New SAS user here. I want to create a new dataset containing only variables that start with a specific character from an original dataset. For example, the original may contain variables that start with a letter and then numbers (A1, A2, A3, ... H1, H2, ..., Z1, Z2,...Z100). I only want to keep variables that start with 'A', or 'C', etc.

Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

Happy holidays,

Sarah Tran Berkeley, CA

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