PROC DATASETS; The Swiss Army Knife of SAS Procedures

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The DATASETS procedure provides the most diverse selection of capabilities and features of any of the SAS procedures. It is the prime tool that programmers can use to manage SAS data sets, indexes, catalogs, etc. Many SAS programmers are only familiar with a few of PROC DATASETS's many capabilities. Most often, they only use the data set updating, deleting, and renaming capabilities. However, there are many more features and uses that should be in a SAS programmer's toolkit.