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Term: null

(nu:l', nul) adj.

1. containing no information or data.

2. missing.

3. (of a character value) containing no characters.

4. (of a C function) not returning a value.

n.

5. a control character represented by a binary 0 byte value. Null characters are used in some data to indicate the end of a value.

6. a missing value, especially in SQL.

SAS word: NULLS

Command. Z/OS. Ref: PSPPR:Display Manager.

Term: null statement

n.

a SAS statement that contains no terms. In a data step, a null statement represents the absence of an action. Elsewhere in a SAS program, a null statement has no effect.

SAS word: NUMBER

System option. Ref: PSPPR:System Options. PSPL:Print Output:Print Files and Pages. SLRD:SAS System Options.

SAS word: NUMBERS

Command. Ref: PSPPR:Display Manager.

Alias, NUM, NUMS, NUMBER.

Term: numeral

n.

a representation of a number in text characters.

Term: numeric

adj.

1. containing, representing, or using numbers.

2. using a double precision format to represent numbers: one of the two SAS data types.

Term: numeric keypad

n.

a section of a computer keyboard or a small separate keyboard for typing digits and related characters.

SAS word: NUMKEYS

System option. Ref: PSPPR:System Options. SLRD:SAS System Options.

SAS word: NUMMOUSEKEYS

System option. Ref: PSPPR:System Options. SLRD:SAS System Options.

SAS word: NUMX

Format. Ref: PSPPR:Formats:Numeric Formats. PSPL:Informats and Formats:Numeric Fields. SLRD:Formats.

Informat. Ref: PSPPR:Informats:Numeric Informats. PSPL:Informats and Formats:Numeric Fields. SLRD:Informats.


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