Leonid Batkhan

Leonid Batkhan, Ph.D. in Computer Science and Automatic Control Systems, has been a SAS user for more than twenty years. He came to work for SAS in 1995 and is currently a Senior Consultant with the SAS Federal Data Management and Business Intelligence Practice. During his career, Leonid has successfully implemented dozens of SAS applications and projects in various industries.

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Modifying variable attributes in all datasets of a SAS library

Using the DATASETS procedure, we can easily modify SAS variable attributes such as name, format, informat and label: proc datasets library=libref; modify table_name; format var_name = date9.; informat var_name = mmddyy10.; label var_name = 'New label'; rename var_name = var_new_name; run; quit; We cannot, however, modify fixed variable attributes such