FORMATS var_list (fmt_spec).
FORMATS set both print and write formats for the specified numeric variables to the specified format specification. See Input and Output Formats.
Specify a list of variables followed by a format specification in parentheses. The print and write formats of the specified variables will be changed.
Additional lists of variables and formats may be included if they are delimited by a slash (‘/’).
FORMATS takes effect immediately. It is not affected by conditional and looping structures such as DO IF or LOOP.