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Date:         Mon, 2 Nov 1998 15:32:54 -0600
Reply-To:     Scuttlebutt <jbailey@CYBERCONNECT.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From:         Scuttlebutt <jbailey@CYBERCONNECT.COM>
Subject:      Re: %EVAL question

Thanks a lot for the help!!

Scuttlebutt wrote in message <71ga7d$>... >How can I translate the result of an %EVAL to a numeric value? When I >execute these commands: > >%let numcards= %eval(&decks*52); >%let cutoff= %eval(.7 * &numcards); > >I am getting the following error: > >ERROR: A character operand was found in the %EVAL function or %IF condition >where a numeric > operand is required. The condition was: .7 * 52 >ERROR: The macro will stop executing. > >Any help would be great, thanks! > > >

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