Posts Tagged ‘ character type ’

COMPRESS: SAS Function strips characters from the string

February 12, 2010
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In SAS 9.1.3 , an extra argument (MODIFIER) is added to the SAS character string function COMPRESS and these modifiers modifies the action of the COMPRESS function; Syntax: COMPRESS(<, chars><, modifiers>) ; Following characters can ...
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SAS – Lowercase (lowcase) / Uppercase (upcase) / Proper Case (propcase)

December 30, 2009
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We can’t stress the importance handling character case correctly. Here are the two functions you need to know and use correctly. In order to convert all characters in a sting to lowercase, use the LOWCASE function. Example: data ds_2; set ds_1; *convert it to lowercase; new_char_var=lowcase(OLD_CHAR_VAR); run; In order to convert all characters in...
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