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Facing issues with call symput in SAS EG

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Facing issues with call symput in SAS EG

Hi,

I am using SAS EG for my project. I have written following code to resolve week value which is working fine in SAS 9.1. But it is not working in SAS EG. Please help with you suggestions.

data dummy2;

  set outdata.&fiscal_map.;

  if start_dt le '22Dec2014'd and '22Dec2014'd le end_dt then do;

  call symput('week_start', week_no);

   end;

run;

%put &week_start;

Appreciate your help.

Thanks

SAS Employee
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Re: Facing issues with call symput in SAS EG

Your code should work in EG too.

What warning or error messages do you get?

Make sure, your if condition is satisfied. Put a  putlog 'CONDITION IS TRUE';  statement above call symput. Do you see this 'CONDITION IS TRUE' message in the log?

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Re: Facing issues with call symput in SAS EG

Please describe what "not working" means. Error? Unexpected value? No output/ blank value but no error?

It is possible that you expect one value but more than one record satisfies your if condition. You would get the value associated with the LAST record where the condition is true.

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