|Date: ||Mon, 30 Jun 1997 20:23:17 +1200|
|Reply-To: ||Tom Robinson <Tom.Robinson@ACTRIX.GEN.NZ>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Tom Robinson <Tom.Robinson@ACTRIX.GEN.NZ>|
|Organization: ||Internet ProLink NZ Limited, Auckland|
|Subject: ||Re: Macro question|
In article <5p13pf$hmt@alexander.INS.CWRU.Edu>, pat@po.CWRU.Edu (Paul A.
>>For this particular situation, namely, the possible values for a,
>>you can try the following:
>>%if %index(check,&a)=0 %then %let b=2;
>> %else %let b=1;
>This simply won't work for many cases. How about cases where &a=3?
>To the best of my knowledge, you can't get around the need for a loop.
How 'bout something like:
%if %index(&check,x&a.x)=0 %then
Commas would be nicer delimeters, and you can wrap them around &check
inside the %index so the %let looks more SAS like (%let
check=23,45,69,93;), but I can't be bothered with quoting at this time of
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