dataset data vector


a block of memory that contains the values of variables of the current observation of an open SAS dataset.

Abbr. DDV.

dataset ID

an integer value that identifies an open SAS dataset. The OPEN function returns a dataset ID.

dataset option


an option that affects the way a SAS dataset is read or written. Dataset options are written in parentheses after the SAS dataset name.

dataset type


a code that identifies a specialized use of a SAS dataset, indicated in the TYPE= dataset option.

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