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Date:         Tue, 18 Jun 1996 13:48:53 GMT
Reply-To:     "Paul A. Thompson" <pat@po.CWRU.Edu>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From:         "Paul A. Thompson" <pat@PO.CWRU.EDU>
Organization: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH (USA)
Subject:      Re: WARNING: macro trap

In a previous article, chris@PHOR.COM (Christopher Zogby) says:

>This is somewhat anecdotal but it is worth a warning. I have noticed that when >I create a macro loop iterating over the macro variable 'I' with code within > theloop that uses %trim or %cmpres, the iteration order gets screwed up. I > believethis is due to the functions and myself using the same 'looping' > variable '&i'. >Has anyone else noticed this? We are running sas 6.11 (UNIX - Solaris). > > >TIA > > > Chris > >+*******************************************+ >| Christopher Zogby | >| SAS Programmer/Analyst | >| Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research, Inc. | >| 435 Lawrence Bell Drive | >| Williamsville, NY 14221 | >| Phone: (716) 633-3463 | >| Fax: (716) 633-7404 | >| e-mail: chris@phor.com | >+*******************************************+ >

Since you present no code whatsoever, I believe whatever you say. -- Paul Thompson, Ph.D. | This is a Rorshach .sig file. Stare hard at Department of Psychiatry | the following terms, and tell me what you see: Case Western Reserve Univ| KJA:HJSDiJL*T**&h*&*e&kjrlkJeLKJ,L**M&&&r*&*. Cleveland, OH 44106 | JHJHGJSHrDHJeSHHeWUYnUYUjYWJeHJHaMNMnXJJsYJY!


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