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Date:   Tue, 29 Apr 2008 03:38:02 -0700
Reply-To:   RolandRB <rolandberry@HOTMAIL.COM>
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   RolandRB <rolandberry@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject:   Re: Check if a column exists in a dataset?
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On Apr 29, 11:30 am, Eversmann <> wrote: > Hi, > > I am designing a generic macro --- to do some processing on a given > dataset. > > And a perticular column (say X) doesn't always exist. > > is there a way to check if this column exist and do the processing > accordingly... > > Many thanks in advance

There are various ways of doing this. One of the simplest is using the sashelp.vcolumn view.

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