Macros for SAS Application Developers File Reference

Searches all columns in a library. More...

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Detailed Description

Scans a set of libraries and creates a dataset containing all source tables containing one or more of a particular set of columns


%mp_searchcols(libs=sashelp work, cols=name sex age)
[in]libs=(SASHELP) Space separated list of libraries to search for columns
[in]cols=Space separated list of column names to search for (not case sensitive)
[out]outds=(mp_searchcols) The table to create with the results. Will have one line per table match.
[in]match=(ANY) The match type. Valid values:
  • ANY - The table contains at least one of the columns
  • WILD - The table contains a column with a name that partially matches
Allan Bowe

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