Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 16:49:33 -0700
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From: "David L. Cassell" <Cassell.David@EPAMAIL.EPA.GOV>
Subject: Re: macro language enhancement
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On 18 Sep 01 21:08:35 GMT, rjf2@CDC.GOV (Fehd, Ronald J.) wrote:
>in the select clause
>allow a CR/LF == CarriageReturn+LineFeed
>as argument to the
SAS might want to call Ron's concept something like 'NEWLINE', because
this is going to change on an OS-by-OS basis. Win32 uses CR/LF.
But unix uses only the Linefeed character to mark the newline. And
the Mac OS uses what win32 systems think is the carriage return character.
And so on and so on...
What about the ability to specify the hex for the symbol or symbols
you want in the 'separated by' clause? Then you could easily insert
a newline, or a tab, or even a formfeed. Or...
David Cassell, CSC
Senior computing specialist