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SAS - Oracle date problems

SAS - Oracle date problems

SAS - Oracle date problems

I have an issue with SAS (v6.12) properly extracting data from an Oracle (7.13) database.  We are using SAS for incident reports and have not been able to retreive fiscal year 2001 information since November.

Originally, aftre conferring with SAS's support site, I suspected that the yearcutoff variable was not set correctly.  I discovered that it was "1900" and immediately changed it to "1920" as recommended in the Alert Notes from SAS.  However, the reports were still incorrect.  I then tried modifying the yearcutoff to "1950", the maximum recommended by SAS, still no luck.

I am not a SAS administrator.  It was just dropped in my lap.  Therefore, I can honestly say that there may be something really simple I need to do, but I have no clue where to begin.

I would greatly appreciate any assistance or resource recommendations to find my answers.



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