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Creates a cntlout dataset in a consistent format. More...

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Detailed Description

The dataset produced by proc format in the cntlout option will vary according to its contents.

When dealing with formats from an ETL perspective (eg in Data Controller for SAS), it is important that the output dataset has a consistent model (and compariable values).

This macro makes use of to provide the consistent model, and will left-align the start and end values when dealing with numeric ranges to enable consistency when checking for differences.


[in]libcatThe library.catalog reference
[in]fmtlist=(0) provide a space separated list of specific formats to extract
[in]iftrue=(1=1) A condition under which the macro should be executed
[out]cntlout=(work.fmtextract) Libds reference for the output dataset

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Allan Bowe

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