How do I format a function in SAS?
Using a Function to Format Values
- Use the FCMP procedure to create the function.
- Use the OPTIONS statement to make the function available to SAS by specifying the location of the function in the CMPLIB= system option.
- Use the FORMAT procedure to create a new format.
- Use the new format in your SAS program.
What is SAS date format mm dd yyyy?
Writes SAS date values in the form mmddyy or mm/dd/yy, where a forward slash is the separator and the year appears as either 2 or 4 digits.
How do you add a format in SAS?
Adding a Custom Format
- In PROC FORMAT, specify where to store the custom format using the LIBRARY= option. To store the format in the C:\myfmts location, write the following SAS code:
- Use the VALUE statement to define the format.
- Define the format library that is used by the SAS Forecasting for Desktop.
How do you write the date in Ddmmyy format?
Writes SAS date values in the form ddmmyy or dd/mm/yy, where a forward slash is the separator and the year appears as either 2 or 4 digits.
How do I change the format of a numeric variable in SAS?
To convert numeric values to character, use the PUT function: new_variable = put(original_variable, format.); The format tells SAS what format to apply to the value in the original variable. The format must be of the same type as the original variable.
What is Ddmmyy format?
A format for dates in the Common Era: 2 digit days, months, and 4 digits for the year. eg: 02/04/2011. All dates not in DDMMYYYY format were changed to this format. Used on forms to indicate that the date should be written in that format.
How do you specify date format?
ISO 8601 specifies a format of YYYY-MM-DD. 2003-04-02 is clearer than 03/04/02. (Some prefer to modify ISO 8601 by using an abbreviation for the month to make it more clear, for example 2003-Apr-02, but then it is no longer locale neutral.).
What is SAS date format?
Writes SAS date values in the form ddmmmyy, ddmmmyyyy, or dd-mmm-yyyy.