SAS Institute Alert Note SN-003805

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Date: Mon Nov 27 2000 - 08:21:25 EST

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    SN-003805 ***Alert Note***

    PROC MEANS/SUMMARY/TABULATE improperly groups and changes class values
    with MLF option specified

    Product: Base SAS
    Component: SUMMARY/MEANS/TABULATE/REPORT issues
    Priority: ALERT

      When classifying data that has a multi-label format applied and the MLF
      option on the CLASS statement is used in PROC MEANS, SUMMARY, or
      TABULATE, some class groupings may be accumulated improperly and the
      resulting statistics generated for classification types may be
      incorrect. This problem does not occur when the NWAY option is
      specified in PROC MEANS/SUMMARY.

    Keywords:
      proc means summary tabulate mlf incorrect data output wrong numbers
      values order class variables statement
      proc means/summary/tabulate improperly groups and changes class values
      with mlf option specified
      003805 3805

    SAS Note Revised On: Wed, 22 Nov 2000

    System Version Reported Version Fixed

    AIX/6000 8.0 TS1M0 8.2
    VM/ESA (CMS) 8.0 TS1M0 8.2
    Compaq Tru64 UNIX 8.0 TS1M0 8.2
    HP-UX Operating Systems 8.0 TS1M0 8.2
    Intel ABI 8.0 TS1M0 8.2
    MIPS ABI 8.0 TS1M0 8.2
    OS/390 (MVS) 8.0 TS1M0 8.2
    IBM OS/2 8.0 TS1M0 8.2
    Solaris 8.0 TS1M0 8.2
    OpenVMS VAX 8.0 TS1M0 8.2
    OpenVMS Alpha 8.0 TS1M0 8.2
    Windows NT 8.0 TS1M0 8.2
    Windows 2000 Datacenter Server 8.0 TS1M0 8.2
    Windows 2000 Professional 8.0 TS1M0 8.2
    Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server 8.0 TS1M0 8.2
    Windows 95 8.0 TS1M0 8.2
    Windows 98 8.0 TS1M0 8.2

    No Fixes Available

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