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

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Chapter 9 Interfaces to the Macro Facility

Introduction

Understanding DATA Step Interfaces to the Macro Facility

Understanding the SYMGET Function

Understanding the SYMPUT and SYMPUTX Call Routines

Understanding the CALL EXECUTE Routine

Understanding the RESOLVE Function

Using Macro Facility Features in PROC SQL

Creating and Updating Macro Variables with PROC SQL

Using the Macro Variables Created by PROC SQL

Displaying Macro Option Settings with PROC SQL and Dictionary Tables

 

Introduction

The interfaces described in this chapter provide you with a dynamic communication link between the SAS language and the macro facility. Until now, the discussion of the macro facility has emphasized the distinction between when macro language statements ...

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