Alternative to _N_ in PROC SQL

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In PROC SQL, we can use MONOTONIC() function to generate row numbers. It is an alternative to _N_ in data step.

SAS Code : To select row numbers between 10 and 20
proc sql noprint;
create table temp as
select  *
from sashelp.class
where monotonic() between 10 and 20;
quit;
SAS Code : To generate row numbers
proc sql noprint;
create table class2 as
select  monotonic() as Number, *
from sashelp.class;
quit;

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