Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2004 17:40:08 -0500
Reply-To: "Richard A. DeVenezia" <radevenz@IX.NETCOM.COM>
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From: "Richard A. DeVenezia" <radevenz@IX.NETCOM.COM>
Subject: Re: Friday quiz
Dunn, Toby wrote:
> I was wondering just how many ways a person could create a macro
> variable, either local or global matters not.
> I have come up with seven different ways but seem to be stuck there,
> surely there are more than the following:
> 1.) %global
> 2.) %local
> 3.) %let statements
> 4.) %macro parameters
> 5.) SQL (with the select into)
> 6.) call symput
> 7.) index variable from a %do - loop
> Toby Dunn
call symputN - SAS/AF.
plausible, yet unknown to me - SAS/C, user written procs/engines ?