Note the differences between system options, data set options, and statement
- system options
- remain in effect for all DATA and PROC steps in a SAS job
or current process unless they are respecified.
- data set options
- apply to the processing of the SAS data set with which they
appear. Some data set options have corresponding system options or LIBNAME
statement options. For an individual data set, you can use the data set option
to override the setting of these other options.
- statement options
control the action of the statement in which they appear.
Options in global statements, such as in the LIBNAME statement, can have a
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