Data Set [2-14]
Creating Character Variables
Unlike other programming languages such as R, Java or C++, there are only 2 types of variable in SAS:
Numeric and Character
Creating a character variable is easy. You simply need to enclose them with a quotation mark.
Either single quotation ('John') or double quotation ("John") works.
Name = "John";
Class = "Mathematics";
This DATA Step will create two character variables: Name and Class. They both contain character values.
Tips: If you have the TEST data set opened while running the code, the data set will not get updated.
Create a data set that contains the following variables:
Restaurant: Burger King
Name the data set as Food.
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