Date: Mon, 15 Nov 1999 20:22:07 -0800
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From: leonora dela cruz <lcdelac@PACBELL.NET>
Organization: Datamatics Consultants Inc.
Subject: Re: Proc Report
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J.A. Muller wrote:
> I came accross this problem some time ago.
> The reason the across defenition rsults in columns with a Cn name is quite
> simple. Since you can use multiple accross variable defenitions proc report
> would have to be able to combine different character string values into one.
> Since the frequency (of the class variable) is not known beforehand the
> stability could not be certain.
> Proc report was designed for printing to paper, and the OUT= option was
> added later (and can be very handy).
> If you compare the across to, for exapmle proc transpose or ms-access's
> PIVOT you'l find that they have their own limitations.
> hope this clarifies the problem.
> leonora dela cruz <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > .....
> > What could have caused the across variable in the resulting dataset to
> > come out as C1(label of first value), C2(label of first percent), C3(
> > label of second value), C4(label of second percent) instead of the
> > formatted labels.
> > Any opinion or reply will be greatly appreciated.
> > Thanks.
Thanks for your reply.