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NOTE: Changing the Default Length for Numeric Values

September 6, 2011
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Choosing appropriate lengths for the variables in your SAS data sets can have a significant effect on the size of your SAS datasets and hence a) the disk space they consume, and b) the speed with which they are written to and read from disk. The defau...
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NOTE: Changing the Default Length for Numeric Values

September 6, 2011
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Choosing appropriate lengths for the variables in your SAS data sets can have a significant effect on the size of your SAS datasets and hence a) the disk space they consume, and b) the speed with which they are written to and read from disk. The defau...
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NOTE: Coupling, Bad

May 24, 2011
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In my recent article on %MEND I said I didn’t like nested macro definitions. Some of my correspondents have suggested it’s a good means of keeping macro code near to where it’s called. I think this suggests a bad approach; namely, the i...
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