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Date:         Thu, 28 Sep 2000 08:32:04 -0500
Reply-To:     Jonathan_Goldberg@MASTERCARD.COM
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Jonathan Goldberg <Jonathan_Goldberg@MASTERCARD.COM>
Subject:      Re: How to reverse variables
Comments: cc: charles_s_patridge@MY-DEJA.COM
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charles_s_patridge@MY-DEJA.COM asks:

>I tried this code but I do not see the desired results. What am I >missing? Thanks. I just wanted to add Paul's solution to the others >you received so I could post them to my web site for future use. > > >data vset; > v1=1;v2=2;v3=3;v4=4;v5=5; > run; > >%let n = 5; > >data reverse; > set vset; > call poke(reverse(peekc(addr(v1),&n)),addr(v1),&n); > run;

peekc is for character data, as in the original problem. If the first data set is changed to:

data vset; v1='1';v2='2';v3='3';v4='4';v5='5'; run;

the code works as intended.

Jonathan


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