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hhchenfx
Barite | Level 11

Hello Everyone,

I am using prxchange to replace text. I can replace the string '&& &&' but can not do with '&& )'.

Can you show me how to fix it?

Many thank and have a nice weekend.

HHC

data have;

input old $20. ;

datalines;

change1 && && face

change2 && && askljklj

change3 dfa

xlx && )

nochange &&    )

;

run;

data want;

   set have;

   new = prxchange('s/&& &&/&&/', 1, old);

  

  new2 = prxchange('s/& )/)/', 1, old);

run;

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hhchenfx
Barite | Level 11

oh I got it.

data one;

input old $20. ;

datalines;

change1 && && face

change2 && && askljklj

change3 dfa

xlx & )

run;

data two;

   set one;

   new = prxchange('s/&& &&/&&/', 1, old);

   new2 = prxchange('s/& \)/kkk/', 1, old);

run;

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hhchenfx
Barite | Level 11

oh I got it.

data one;

input old $20. ;

datalines;

change1 && && face

change2 && && askljklj

change3 dfa

xlx & )

run;

data two;

   set one;

   new = prxchange('s/&& &&/&&/', 1, old);

   new2 = prxchange('s/& \)/kkk/', 1, old);

run;

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