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Format a macro variable

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Format a macro variable

How to format a macro variable as a SAS numeric variable in proc iml?

I create macro variable in this way:

call symput('pWC',left(char(pWC)));

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Re: Format a macro variable

Is the example helpful?


data have;
input var1;
cards;
2
;

data _null_;
  set have;
  call symputx('v',put(var1, z2.));
run;
%put &v;

for your case, try:

call symput('pWC',input(left(char(pWC)),2.));

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