Example 2.3 Appending One Data Set to the End of Another Data Set
Add the observations from one data set to the end of another data set.
|Featured Step||PROC APPEND|
|Featured Step Options and Statements||FORCE option|
|Related Technique 1||PROC DATASETS, APPEND statement with FORCE option|
|A Closer Look||Determining When to Use PROC APPEND Using PROC APPEND When a Variable Exists in Only One of the Data Sets|
Input Data Sets
Data set YTDPRICES contains 103 observations that record daily closing mutual fund prices. The first ten and the last five observations in YTDPRICES are shown.
YTDPRICES (first 10 observations) Obs tradedate price boardmtg 1 01/04/2010 $80.29 2 01/05/2010 $85.36 3 01/06/2010 $81.43 4 01/07/2010 $79.51 5 01/08/2010 ...