What is the difference between an informat and a format?
Name three informats or formats.

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What is the difference between an informat and a format? Name three informats or formats...

Answer / sheetal

informat: to read the data in SAS data set
format: to write the SAS data set

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What is the difference between an informat and a format? Name three informats or formats...

Answer / m

informat:it is an instruction used by sas to read the data.
eg:$w., $CHARw., commaw.d
format: instruction used by SAS to write the data value.
eg: date9., best., mmddyy10.

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What is the difference between an informat and a format? Name three informats or formats...

Answer / falguni mathther

informats are generally used to read the data from
different files, while formats are used as instructions to
generate output in desired listing layout.

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What is the difference between an informat and a format? Name three informats or formats...

Answer / chandu

Informat tells SAS how to read the raw data,
Format tells SAS how to print the raw data into user
readable pattren....

Chiranjeevi garu, for your information,
Format statement can be used in both DATA step as well in
PROC step.....

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What is the difference between an informat and a format? Name three informats or formats...

Answer / yugesh

A format determines how a value is displayed.An Informat
determines how a value is read

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What is the difference between an informat and a format? Name three informats or formats...

Answer / shweta

informat: Non standard value to standard

format: Read standard value .

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What is the difference between an informat and a format? Name three informats or formats...

Answer / ganesh

Informat is used for read and storing the data values.
format is used for variable to be printed.
Date informat
numeric informat
character informat

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What is the difference between an informat and a format? Name three informats or formats...

Answer / deepak dewan

In Informat SAS reads the raw data,
Format tells SAS how to print the raw data
e.g mmdddyy.
date9.

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What is the difference between an informat and a format? Name three informats or formats...

Answer / tvr kumar

Informate determind how raw data values read and store in
to sas.
formates determind how sas data values print and display.

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What is the difference between an informat and a format? Name three informats or formats...

Answer / vemula

informat is an instruction given to sas to read the data
values into variables
ex: date9.
ddmmyyw.;
char6.;

format is and instruction given to sas to print the
variable in to datavalues
ex; date8.
ddmonyy.;
commaw.;
dollarw.;

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