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Date:         Tue, 3 Oct 2006 16:22:13 -0400
Reply-To:     "Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         "Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
Subject:      Re: long macro variable in SASHELP.VMACRO?
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noone should attempt to deconstruct file-specs from a macro variable like this. How did you build this macro variable in the first place?

Anyway, I have a couple of answers to processing a list of files which I am presenting at a Hands-On-Workshop titled How To Use Proc SQL select into for List Processing at both * MWSUG in Detroit, MI, Oct 23-24 * PNWSUG in Seaside, OR, Oct 30-31

see you there!

Ron Fehd the select into mvar maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2 at cdc dot gov

> -----Original Message----- > From: > [] On Behalf Of data _null_; > Sent: Tuesday, October 03, 2006 4:03 PM > To: > Subject: long macro variable in SASHELP.VMACRO? > > Imagine the following data set is the value of one macro > variable as it would look in SASHELP.VMACRO. I have > shortened the length of value from 200 to 60, to make it > easier to "see" everything. > > data work.offset; > infile cards; > attrib offset length=8; > attrib value length=$60 ; > input offset 5. +1 value $char60.; > cards; > 0 D:\Program Files\SASOnlineDocV8\sasdoc\saspdf\win\a01.pdf|D:

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