Using the Autocall Facility

A Brief Overview

You can make macros accessible to your SAS session or program by using the autocall facility to search predefined source libraries for macro definitions. These predefined source libraries are known as autocall libraries. You can store your macro definitions permanently in an autocall library, and you can set up multiple autocall libraries.
When you store macro definitions in an autocall library, you do not need to compile the macro definition ahead of time to make it available for execution. That is, if the macro definition is stored in an autocall library, then you do not need to submit or include the macro definition before you submit a call to the macro.
Suppose you have stored a file that contains ...

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