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SAS Macro Programming Made Easy, Third Edition, 3rd Edition by Michele M. Burlew

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Chapter 6 Macro Language Functions

Introduction

Macro Character Functions

Macro Evaluation Functions

Macro Quoting Functions

Macro Variable Attribute Functions

Other Macro Functions

Using the %SYSFUNC and %QSYSFUNC Macro Functions

SAS Supplied Autocall Macro Programs Used Like Functions

 

Introduction

The preceding chapters describe the basic structures of the macro programming language and the mechanics involved in processing macro language. This chapter describes the functions that are available in the macro programming language.

Macro functions greatly extend the use of macro variables and macro programming. Macro functions can be used in open code and in macro programs. The arguments of a macro function can be text strings, macro variables, ...

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