Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2001 16:20:44 GMT
Reply-To: Ace <b.rogers@VIRGIN.NET>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Ace <b.rogers@VIRGIN.NET>
Subject: Re: Interesting difference between 6.12 and 8.2
On 13 Aug 01 15:49:21 GMT, greg.woolridge@TAP.COM (Greg Woolridge)
>I can't find any documentation on this change or any option that will allow
>me to go back to the old way. The problem is that I have some programs
>where I do a PROC CONTENTS and use a statement like if name='CHECK'. Now
>it appears that I will need to change all that code to something like if
>Has anyone else run into this? Can anyone offer a better solution than
>recoding all programs?
"options VALIDVARNAME=V6; " will ensure that any datasets created will
contain only upper case variable names.
Ace in Basel