|Date: ||Sat, 30 Jan 2010 22:12:06 -0500|
|Reply-To: ||Mark D H Miller <mdhmiller@GMAIL.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Mark D H Miller <mdhmiller@GMAIL.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: Multiply|
|Content-Type: ||text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed|
My point was/is that the stated result is simply negation
which may or may not require an explicit multiplication operation.
On 1/30/2010 6:30 PM, Arthur Tabachneck wrote:
> Of course it is, but I don't see whatever point you are trying to make.
> On Sat, 30 Jan 2010 16:20:53 -0500, Mark D H Miller<mdhmiller@GMAIL.COM>
>> Is not x * -1 the same as x = -(x) !!!
>> ... Mark Miller
>> On 1/29/2010 6:09 AM, TheSharpOne wrote:
>>> it won't be pretty but you could try something likethe code below.
>>> Just replace WORK with your library name and SAMPLE with your table
>>> Proc SQL NoPrint;
>>> Select Trim(Name)!!' = '!!Trim(Name)!!'*-1;' INTO : varlist
>>> separated by ' '
>>> From Dictionary.columns
>>> Where libname = 'WORK' AND memname = 'SAMPLE'
>>> Data x1;
>>> set x;