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Date:         Thu, 10 Nov 2005 20:55:18 +0000
Reply-To:     toby dunn <tobydunn@HOTMAIL.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         toby dunn <tobydunn@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: An extra %-sign display in the output table for a macro
              variable value
Comments: To: rjf2@CDC.GOV
In-Reply-To:  <E7512ADD0779B74592AF6E0E740347162DAC44@qccd-krh-prod20>
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I was just thinking that superq would be a perfect fit for this problem. However I am not too sure how well HTML will like a % sign hanging out there. Guess it depends on where you use it at.

Toby Dunn

From: "Fehd, Ronald J" <rjf2@CDC.GOV> Reply-To: "Fehd, Ronald J" <rjf2@CDC.GOV> To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU Subject: Re: An extra %-sign display in the output table for a macro variable value Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 15:32:51 -0500

<sigh> when is the character you want printed exactly what you typed?

last suggestions: %str(%) %nrstr(%) %nrbquote(%)

LaTeX is more simple

Ron Fehd the macro maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2 at cdc dot gov

> -----Original Message----- > From: Jian-Hua Chen > Thank for the suggestions. Actually these have already been tried that > before the posting. dQuotes/sQuotes both still yielded "%%", > and double > percent signs resulted in "%%%%". > > We got the following answer from SAS Support: > > "Unfortunately, you have run into a known problem with PROC > Template in SAS > 9.1. As you > mentioned, this problem did not occur in SAS 8.2. I apologize for the > inconvenience. " > > Sounds like there is no fix to this problem, not even from > SAS Support.

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