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Date:   Thu, 10 Mar 2011 10:23:30 -0800
Reply-To:   "Sprague, Webb (OFM)" <Webb.Sprague@OFM.WA.GOV>
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   "Sprague, Webb (OFM)" <Webb.Sprague@OFM.WA.GOV>
Subject:   Re: "Unpacking" variable in a datastep into a "macro function"
Comments:   To: Chang Chung <chang_y_chung@HOTMAIL.COM>
In-Reply-To:   <201103101820.p2ABna63009455@willow.cc.uga.edu>
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Thanks ! ...

> %macro type(txt); > %let txt=(upcase(compress(&txt," ","psc"))); > (ifc(prxmatch("/RE*MO*DE*L/",&txt),"REMODEL","BUILDNEW")) > %mend type;

What if you have a bunch of regex'es you want to match? The sample I gave only had the two alternatives, but really I have one for REMODEL, SINGLE FAMILY, MULTI, DUPLEX, etc.


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