Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 14:38:49 -0600
Reply-To: William Kossack <kossackw@NJC.ORG>
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From: William Kossack <kossackw@NJC.ORG>
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Subject: Re: format and macros
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thanks Nancy Brucken for finding the solution
here is the working code I have at this point
value $codesc "None" = 0
"Little" = 1
"Some" = 2
"Much" = 3
"Most" = 4;
set varname nobs=nobs end=end;
retain cnt 0;
cnt + 1;
call symput('varn' || left(cnt), trim(name));
%do x=1 %to &vmax;
"William S. Kossack" wrote:
> I'm trying to recode a large number of variables.
> My program would be simple if there were just a few variables. I
> would first create the format with
> proc format and then use an assignment statement like
> var = put(var,format.);
> However, with more than a hundred variables this is a pain.
> I've tried using my format inside a macro but I can't get it to work.
> Any suggestions?
> William Kossack