To be complete:
the macro variable &_title is defined in my AUTOEXEC.SAS with value 03.
"Jim Groeneveld" <J.Groeneveld@ITGROUPS.COM> wrote in message
> Hi Lex,
> Did your macro change during the migration? The error report in the log
> shows a space between "%title" and "&_title(&txt);". The error concerns a
> macro with the name TITLE, not TITLE03.
> Regards - Jim.
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Lex jansen [SMTP:lex@LEX-JANSEN.DEMON.NL]
> > Sent: Monday, April 29, 2002 1:11 PM
> > To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> > Subject: v612 to v82: macro syntax
> > We are in the process of migrating from V612 to V82.
> > So a lot of production code has to be checked.
> > The following worked in V612 on WinNT:
> > %MACRO TITLE03(text);
> > %put &text;
> > %MEND;
> > %MACRO DEMO(txt);
> > %IF 1=1 %THEN %PUT Test;
> > %title&_title(&txt);
> > %MEND DEMO;
> > %DEMO(hello);
> > But with 8.2 it fails with:
> > 12 %title &_title(&txt);
> > _
> > 180
> > WARNING: Apparent invocation of macro TITLE not resolved.
> > ERROR 180-322: Statement is not valid or it is used out of proper order.
> > If I add another semi-colon after the line with %IF (like: %IF 1=1
> > %PUT Test;;)
> > then it works again in V82.
> > Looks like V82 is much stricter on syntax checking!
> > Does anyone know more examples of this ?
> > Lex Jansen