Date: Thu, 21 Nov 1996 18:09:21 GMT+800
Reply-To: Paul Carreno <PCARRENO@ACSERV.AD.COWAN.EDU.AU>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From: Paul Carreno <PCARRENO@ACSERV.AD.COWAN.EDU.AU>
Organization: Edith Cowan University
I have a dataset with 4 variables........which I can make numeric or
character..depending on how easy isto solve theproblem I have...
I have month1 with values a la "mm" and year1 with values
a la "yy".......simply a variable for month and another one for year...
ie: month1 = 05 and year1 = 89;
I also have 2 other variables month2 and year2 with similar type of
The user wants me to give him a report of the time elapsed between
month1 year1 and month2 year2 in MONTHS.......
the application was written sometime ago..and I can modify that....
all i have is an ASCII file with those values....
Can someone give me some idea on how to code the date
I can make the values numeric or charcters to simplify the
I will appreciate any assistance with this...