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Date:   Wed, 3 Jan 2007 09:52:53 -0500
Reply-To:   Dianne Rhodes <diannerhodes@COMCAST.NET>
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   Dianne Rhodes <diannerhodes@COMCAST.NET>
Subject:   double quotes on titles

NOTE: SAS 9.1.3 Service Pack 4

NOTE: SAS initialization used: real time 9.92 seconds cpu time 0.31 seconds

1 2 3 /* IIRC you could write titles, labels, and format labels without quotes */ 4 /* as long as they did not use any special characters */ 5 6 7 title1 this should work ; 8 title2 "This won't work without quotes" ; 9 10 /*interesting note - title2 without double quotes triggers an error condition but no 10 ! error message*/ 11 12 13 proc format ; 14 value myfmt 15 1 = My name 16 2 = Your name 17 ; NOTE: Format MYFMT has been output. 18 run;

NOTE: PROCEDURE FORMAT used (Total process time): real time 0.56 seconds cpu time 0.00 seconds

19 20 data test ; 21 set sashelp.class ; 22 label 23 sex = sex ; 24 run;

NOTE: There were 19 observations read from the data set SASHELP.CLASS. NOTE: The data set WORK.TEST has 19 observations and 5 variables. NOTE: DATA statement used (Total process time): real time 2.34 seconds cpu time 0.01 seconds

Dianne @ BLS


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