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JMP 12 Scripting Guide by SAS Institute

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JSL Syntax Rules
All scripting and programming languages have their own syntax rules. JSL looks familiar if you have programmed in languages such as C and Java. However, rules for punctuation and spaces differ in JSL.
The following sections describe JSL syntax rules for the following basic components of the language:
Value Separators
Words in JSL are separated by parentheses, commas, semicolons, spaces, and various operators (such as +, –, and so on). This section describes the rules for using these separators and delimiters in JSL.
Commas
A comma separates items, such as items in a list, rows in a matrix, or arguments to a function.
my list = {1, 2, 3};
your list = List(4, 5, 6);
my matrix ...

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