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mf_getvarlist.sas File Reference

Returns dataset variable list direct from header. More...

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Detailed Description

Returns dataset variable list direct from header.

WAY faster than dictionary tables or sas views, and can also be called in macro logic (is pure macro). Can be used in open code, eg as follows:

%put List of Variables=%mf_getvarlist(sashelp.class);

returns:

List of Variables=Name Sex Age Height Weight

Parameters
libdsTwo part dataset (or view) reference.
dlm=provide a delimiter (eg comma or space) to separate the vars
Version
9.2
Author
Allan Bowe

Definition in file mf_getvarlist.sas.