Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 11:41:16 -0400
Reply-To: "DePuy, Venita" <depuy001@DCRI.DUKE.EDU>
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From: "DePuy, Venita" <depuy001@DCRI.DUKE.EDU>
Subject: Re: What does this function do
It's creating the macro variable called START.
&PGMdrive is another macro variable created earlier . . .
so it's taking the value from that and concatenating it (that's what ||
does) with \INVEST\START.DAT.
> From: kumar[SMTP:subramanyam_22@YAHOO.COM]
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> Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2004 11:26 AM
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> Subject: What does this function do
> Hello guys I am running a Program SAS/AF as I new to it can you
> explain what does
> CALL SYMPUT('START',"&PGMDRIVE" || '\INVEST\START.DAT');
> specially what is this "&PGMDRIVE" is doing is it assigned to start or
> it is been called from somewhere
> I am confused.
> Thankyou in advance.