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Date:   Sun, 26 Nov 2006 23:27:11 +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: require help in the program to find holiday
Comments:   To: art297@NETSCAPE.NET
In-Reply-To:   <200611262254.kAQMfjIf019654@mailgw.cc.uga.edu>
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SAS already did th ehard work for us, all that is needed is too mod the code to the users need.

http://ftp.sas.com/techsup/download/sample/datastep/holidays.html

Toby Dunn

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From: Arthur Tabachneck <art297@NETSCAPE.NET> Reply-To: Arthur Tabachneck <art297@NETSCAPE.NET> To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU Subject: Re: require help in the program to find holiday Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2006 17:54:59 -0500

http://xrl.us/tg3g

HTH, Art ---- On Sun, 26 Nov 2006 13:07:27 -0500, Peter Crawford <peter.crawford@BLUEYONDER.CO.UK> wrote:

>isn't there a holiday file available from microsoft somewhere >???????????? > > >On Fri, 24 Nov 2006 14:27:48 -0500, Scott Barry <sbarry@SBBWORKS.COM> >wrote: > >>I use a combination of SAS-formatted date values (format: ddmmm, by using >SAS format date5. with a >>PUT function call) which are holidays every year, as well as other >date/year-specific literal values >>(trailing "D" denotes a date value) in a SAS DATA step IF THEN ELSE >expression, as shown below >>(reference U. S. holidays for illustration): >> >>%MACRO TEST_HOLIDAY(date_var=MYDATE,holiday_var=HOLIDAY); >>%* data step macro logic to assign holiday indicator Y/N ; >>IF PUT(&date_var,DATE5.) IN ('01JAN','04JUL','25DEC') OR >> &date_var IN ( >> '30MAY2005'D >> '04JUL2005'D >> '05SEP2005'D >> '24NOV2005'D >> '24DEC2005'D >> '02JAN2006'D >> '29MAY2006'D >> '04SEP2006'D >> '23NOV2006'D >> '02JAN2007'D >> '28MAY2007'D >> '03SEP2007'D >> '22NOV2007'D >> ) THEN &holiday_var='Y'; >>ELSE &holiday_var='N'; >>%MEND TEST_HOLIDAY; >>* DATA STEP CODE TO TEST HOLIDAY INDICATORY ASSIGNMENT. ; >>DATA _NULL_; >>FORMAT MY_DATE DATE9.; >>* DO LOOP FOR DATE VALUES. ; >>DO MY_DATE=MDY(1,1,YEAR(TODAY())) TO MDY(1,1,YEAR(TODAY())+1); >> %TEST_HOLIDAY(DATE_VAR=MY_DATE); >> PUT _ALL_; >>END; >>RUN; >> >> >>Sincerely, >> >>Scott Barry >>SBBWorks, Inc. >> >>gurtej wrote: >>> Dear All, >> >>> I am stuck at one problem >>> I am working on a data where i get a start date and from start date i >>> have to calulate finish date >>> the conditions are as follows >>> start date+1=finish date >>> cond >>> if start date+1 = holiday then >>> start date+2=finish date >>> but if start date+2= holiday then >>> start date+3=finish date >>> the no wil go on increasing till we get a date when there is no >>> holiday. >> >> >>> so the final ideal equation is >>> start date+no of holidays+1=finish date >> >> >>> e.g >>> start date = 14th aug >>> holiday=15ht aug >>> so finish date will be >>> start date + no of holiday (ie 1) ie 16th aug >>> but if 16th aug is also holiday then finish date will be calculated as >>> start date+no of holiday(i.e 2 for 15th and 16th aug) and will come as >>> 17th aug. >> >> >>> if you can please help me out in this matter.. > >isn't there a holiday file available from microsoft somewhere ?

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