Chapter 10. Debugging Your SAS® Programs

 

“Problems that go away by themselves come back by themselves.”

 
 --MARCY E. DAVIS

From The Official Explanations by Paul Dickson. Copyright 1980 by Delacorte Press. Reprinted by permission of the publisher.

10.1

Writing SAS Programs That Work

252

10.2

Fixing Programs That Don’t Work

254

10.3

Searching for the Missing Semicolon

256

10.4

Note: INPUT Statement Reached Past the End of the Line

258

10.5

Note: Lost Card

260

10.6

Note: Invalid Data

262

10.7

Note: Missing Values Were Generated

264

10.8

Note: Numeric Values Have Been Converted to Character (or Vice Versa)

266

10.9

DATA Step Produces Wrong Results but No Error Message

268

10.10

The DATA Step Debugger

270

10.11

Error: Invalid Option, Error: The Option Is Not Recognized, or Error: ...

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