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

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Chapter 8 Masking Special Characters and Mnemonic Operators

Introduction

Why Are Quoting Functions Called Quoting Functions?

Illustrating the Need for Macro Quoting Functions

Describing the Commonly Used Macro Quoting Functions

Understanding How Macro Quoting Functions Work

Applying Macro Quoting Functions

Specifying Macro Program Parameters That Contain Special Characters or Mnemonic Operators

Unmasking Text and the %UNQUOTE Function

Using Quoting Versions of Macro Character Functions and Autocall Macro Programs

 

Introduction

The SAS macro language is a text-handling language. The macro facility relies on specific syntax structures in the language to perform its tasks when it constructs SAS code for you. The macro facility relies on triggers ...

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