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sdixit
Obsidian | Level 7

Hi ,

I have to search the variable a in variable b

 

 

Example variable a                             variable b

              "North Carolina"                 Wake Forest University Conference Center, 200 North College Street, Charlotte, North Carolina |          
                                                          Room 113

 

 

if yes then create a flag.

 

Help?

 

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Reeza
Super User

@sdixit please use descriptive titles. BASE SASE is uninformative and will not help future users searching for a similar solution. 

 

As indicated above you can use either 

 

INDEXW or FINDW to find a phrase in another piece of text. 

Look at the examples in the documentation:

http://support.sas.com/documentation/cdl/en/lrdict/64316/HTML/default/viewer.htm#a000212235.htm

 

 

 

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ballardw
Super User

Is Variable A always a State name? Do you have a requirement to match Variable A = "North Carolina" to NC in  variable B?

Or NC in Variable A to "North Carolina" in Variable B?

Reeza
Super User

@sdixit please use descriptive titles. BASE SASE is uninformative and will not help future users searching for a similar solution. 

 

As indicated above you can use either 

 

INDEXW or FINDW to find a phrase in another piece of text. 

Look at the examples in the documentation:

http://support.sas.com/documentation/cdl/en/lrdict/64316/HTML/default/viewer.htm#a000212235.htm

 

 

 

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