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How to walkthrough a data step

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How to walkthrough a data step

Is there a way to walk through a data step and see what is going on in the log, much like using the options MLOGIC and MPRINT for a macro?

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Re: How to walkthrough a data step

There is no direct equivalent to MLOGIC.
If you are using DMS SAS, use the data step debugger.
You can also use the PUT statement to view the current values of variables, and other information.

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Re: How to walkthrough a data step

Are you looking to debug the datastep ? If yes try this

data test /debug;
..........
...............

run;

This will open few windows:
Press enter to go through the code. if want to examine the value of variables , use command examine variable name e,g
examine date;
it will show the value of variable.


Hope this helps.
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