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#AmpersandDay - A day of celebration for SAS macro programmers! :-)

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#AmpersandDay - A day of celebration for SAS macro programmers! :-)

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I relish in learning the numerous celebratory days allocated each day of the year and today I thought SAS macro programmers may also find delight in knowing it's #AmpersandDay!!! It's true - read about the ubiquitously useful character on the National Day Calendar website.

For those that are after a refresher on why the curly, quirky little character, &, is such a special token see how SAS processes statements with macro activity in the SAS Macro Language: Reference documentation.  You may also be interested in the new SAS 9.4 Macro Language: Reference appendix and commentary posted at https://communities.sas.com/t5/SAS-Communities-Library/SAS-9-4-Macro-Language-Reference-Has-a-New-Ap....

 

RUN;

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