Using SAS Functions with Macro Variables

The %SYSFUNC Function

You have learned that by using the automatic macro variables SYSDATE9 and SYSTIME you can include the date and time in a title:
title1 "Report Produced on &sysdate9";
title2 "at &systime";
Report Produced on &sysdate9
SYSDATE9 represents the date on which the SAS session started, and SYSTIME represents the time at which the SAS session started. Suppose you would rather see the date in some other format, or suppose you would rather see the current date or time. You can use the %SYSFUNC function to execute other SAS functions as part of the macro facility.
General form, %SYSFUNC function:
%SYSFUNC (function ...

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