Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004 14:00:47 -0400
Reply-To: Howard Schreier <Howard_Schreier@ITA.DOC.GOV>
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From: Howard Schreier <Howard_Schreier@ITA.DOC.GOV>
Subject: Re: put(var,default.) ?
I should have said "partly implemented" or something like that. in 9.0,
VVALUE does not work if fed an array reference. It does work with variable
On Fri, 30 Apr 2004 12:08:27 -0400, Howard Schreier
>VVALUE and VVALUEX are implemented in version 9.0.
>I will be making a short presentation on their use in the Coders' Corner
>section at SUGI.
>On Fri, 30 Apr 2004 10:50:56 -0400, Quentin McMullen
>>On Fri, 30 Apr 2004 10:44:05 -0400, Chang Y. Chung
>>>On Fri, 30 Apr 2004 09:01:15 -0400, Quentin McMullen
>>>>Sometimes I think it would be nice if the put(var,fmt.) function could
>>>>be used without a format specification, and instead use the format
>>>>attached to var as the default.
>>>I don't have 9.1 yet -- so don't hate me to point it out that there seem
>>>to be a pair of new functions, vvalue() and vvaluex() which returns the
>>>formatted value that is associated with the variable and the argument,
>>>respectively, in 9.1. HTH.
>>Thanks much Chang. That's exactly what I need. Good to know I won't need
>>to use my kludge of a macro for too long....