Undoubtedly you, thank you for letting us know you are still there. Don't
ever change your way of blemishing. We would not recognize you anymore. We
would not at all trust that it was you if you would get serieus tomorrow.
Remain who you are JJJ and you will become our everlasting dandy.
Regards - Jim.
On Sat, 2 Sep 2006 13:50:12 -0400, Joe Whitehurst <joewhitehurst@GMAIL.COM>
>Let me confute all the other respondents to your question by pointing
>out that this issue just cannot arise with the more modern SAS
>Component Language when creating symbolic variables for conditionally
>controlling the creation and execution of any SAS code whatsoever
>especially in batch processing environments. With SAS Component
>Language numeric values remain numeric values even when the variables
>containing them are used as symbolic variables.. There is never an
>issue caused by the implicit retyping of variables. SAS Component
>Language List elements are always left aligned without regard to their
>type. So go forth and learn about the more modern SAS Component
>Language and leave the Antiquated Macro Language for your inferiors
>to wallow in..