Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2006 16:01:44 -0400
Reply-To: Ya Huang <ya.huang@AMYLIN.COM>
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From: Ya Huang <ya.huang@AMYLIN.COM>
Subject: Re: macro call as a parameter of another macro ?
On Tue, 6 Jun 2006 19:46:15 +0000, toby dunn <tobydunn@HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
>These two sentences contradict one another:
>>>The ideal scenarios is that I have one main macro %task,
>>>and it will call many other macros which users don't have to
>>>know about. There are many parameters to control the different
>>>part inside %task.
>You cant have your cake and eat it too, as it were. In other words you
>have a macro that calls other macro(s) where the called macro(s) parameters
>are values passed on by the Calling macro, and have the user not need to
>know atleast something about the macro(s) which are called inside of the
For most of the macro being called by %task, they get the parameter
from &a, &b, &c.... In this sense, %m1, %m2 etc. really don't have
to be macros. I made them macro, just so that I can focus on each
module when debugging. %getds is the only macro that need some
parameters pass in by %task.
Since # of %getds calls is unknown, I can't make them to the