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SAS Functions by Example, Second Edition, 2nd Edition by Ron Cody

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Chapter 13

Macro Functions

 

Introduction

CALL SYMPUT

CALL SYMPUTX

RESOLVE

CALL EXECUTE

SYMGET

 

Introduction

This chapter covers only those macro functions that you can use during DATA step execution. Even these functions are discussed only briefly. If you want to learn more about these functions and the extensive set of functions used in the macro language, see the many fine books and reference materials currently available. In particular, SAS Macro Programming Made Easy, Second Edition by Michele Burlew, Carpenter's Complete Guide to the SAS Macro Language, Second Edition by Art Carpenter, and SAS 9.2 Macro Language: Reference are highly recommended.

Two of the macro CALL routines, CALL SYMPUT and CALL SYMPUTX, are used to assign the ...

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