04-03-2017 02:19 PM
I am confused about "%NRBQUOTE", I do not know what is this even after I searched it in sas library.
Can someone please explain it in plain and brief language to me?
I want to know what does it mean and how may I use it.
04-03-2017 03:08 PM - edited 04-03-2017 04:21 PM
Do you understand what %BQUOTE does? If so %NRBQUOTE does basically the same thing but also masks the characters & and % as well as the ones masked by %BQUOTE. To be honest, quoting is often a confusing mess to me, I've especially had problems with quoting when I'm working with SAS and Oracle together since Oracle has a completely different quoting facility, and they don't mesh well. I've often found trial and error to be the best way to get my code to work right in situations like this.
From the documentation:
%NRBQUOTE is most useful when the resolved value of an argument might contain