Time ID Creation from Several Variables Window
Use the Time ID Creation from Several Variables window
to add a SAS date valued time ID variable to an input data set
when the input data set already contains several dating variables, such
as day, month, and year.
To access this window, select Create from existing varibles from
the Create popup list in any window where you can select
a Time ID variable. For more information, see Creating Time ID Variables
in this book.
Controls and Fields
is a list of variables in the input data set.
Select existing ID variables from this list.
- Date Part
is a list of date parts that you can specify for the
selected ID variable.
For each ID variable that you select from the Variables list,
select the Date Part value that describes what the
values of the ID variable represent.
- arrow button
Use this button to move the selected existing ID variable
and date part specification to the Existing Time IDs list.
Once you have done this, you can select another ID variable
from the Variables list.
- New variable
is the name of the time ID variable to be created.
You can type any valid SAS variable name in this field.
- New interval
is the time interval between observations in the input data set
implied by the date part ID variables you have selected.
closes the window and proceeds to the next step in the
time ID creation process.
closes the window without creating a time ID.
Any options you specified are lost.
resets the options to their initial values upon entry to the window.
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