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How to submit partial line so f code?

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How to submit partial line so f code?

Hello all.

I have 10 lines of SAS code, but I want only submit line 3,5,6,7.I want submit it in command lane. subtop command can only submit top lines. what can I do?

 

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Re: How to submit partial line so f code?

Posted in reply to GeorgeSAS

Hi,

Gotta say I never execute code from the command line.  What I would say though is that the editor is advanced enought to comment out code, click to the left of the line to highlight the whole code line and press cntrl + / to comment out the row.  Then you can just submit the program.  Far easier once you get used to it.

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Re: How to submit partial line so f code?

thank you, but actually I have thousands lines of codes .I only want test several rows of them, I have to use command line because I don't use pc SAS
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Re: How to submit partial line so f code?

Posted in reply to GeorgeSAS

I would agree with @LinusH, IDE's are available for all OS's, at all levels and are designed to make testing, editing and such like far easier than typing things in at the command line.

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Re: How to submit partial line so f code?

Posted in reply to GeorgeSAS
What kind of SAS environment do you have then?
Sounds like you are mimic the programming and testing process from the seventies...
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Re: How to submit partial line so f code?

Posted in reply to GeorgeSAS

is it helpful? (assume your program is stored in temp.sas)

 

data _null_;
length command $100.;
infile "~/temp.sas" ;
input;
if _n_ in (1 3 5) then  call execute(_infile_);
run;
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