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Date:         Thu, 15 Sep 2011 14:30:59 -0700
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Mary <mlhoward@AVALON.NET>
Subject:      Re: Negative paren format with dollar sign?
Comments: To: Yu Zhang <>
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This did work. Thanks!


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From: Yu Zhang <> To: Cc: Subject: Re: Negative paren format with dollar sign? Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 13:52:56 -0500

Not i am aware of. however, you can define an user-defined picture format, something like this:

proc format; picture negdollar (default=20) low-<0='000009.99)' (prefix='($') other=[dollar8.2]; run; data test; input amount; put amount negdollar.; cards; 12 12.45 -2312.34 0 ; run;



On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 1:19 PM, Mary <> wrote:

> Does anyone know if there is a format like this? > > ($68.12) > > I want the dollar sign along with the parenthesis for negative values; I > see negparen10.2 but that doesn't give me the dollar sign. > > > -Mary >

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