Apply Metadata from Another Dataset¶
To apply metadata from another dataset, use the Apply Metadata from Dataset command.
Navigate to a dataset.
Click the Apply Metadata from Dataset button on the ribbon.
Select the dataset from which you would like to copy metadata.
A summary of changes will be displayed.
Information is copied from the dataset according to the following rules.
For every variable in the target dataset, a corresponding variable is located in the source dataset. This variable is found if the variable names match exactly.
When a match is found, the following information is copied from the source variable to the target variable.
Variable data type, including code list
If no match is found, no action is taken.