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Date:         Fri, 15 Jun 2007 07:41:34 -0400
Reply-To:     "Richard A. DeVenezia" <rdevenezia@WILDBLUE.NET>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         "Richard A. DeVenezia" <rdevenezia@WILDBLUE.NET>
Organization: Internet News Service
Subject:      Re: loop through string macro variable
Comments: To:

Dirk Nachbar wrote: > The code below creates "var x11-x21; var y11-y21; var z11-z21;"

No it doesn't. It should generate

var x11-x21; y11-y21; z11-z21;

> although it want to create "var x11-x21 y11-y21 z11-z21" (prod=10). > How to get around that. Thanks. > > proc summary data=temp; > class store week; > var %let j=1; > %do %while (%scan(&vars, &j, %str( ))> ); > %let var=%scan(&vars, &j, %str( )); > &var.11-&var.%eval(10+&prod); > %let j=%eval(&j+1); > %end; > output out=tupcdata (where=(_type_=3)) sum= ; > run; > > Dirk

remove the semi colon from

> &var.11-&var.%eval(10+&prod);


Place a bare semicolon after the %end; to generate VAR statement terminus


-- Richard A. DeVenezia

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