Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 14:44:49 -0400
Reply-To: Steve Raimi <steven.raimi@GM.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Steve Raimi <steven.raimi@GM.COM>
Subject: Re: Silent failure in %if statement
Fortunately, you've already built the workaround - since you're
substringing the first character of the macrovar, you can just compare it
to the "a" with an equals sign.