macro

Reply
N/A
Posts: 0

macro

in macro quoting

%let a=%str(data new; x=1; runSmiley Wink; ok

but in single quotes they mention as

%let b=%str(john%'s reporting);


for semicolon it is the commonly mentions as %str(text)
but in single quotes they mention as especially % infront of single quote.

why its wrong,
%let b= %str(john's reporting);
N/A
Posts: 0

Re: macro

why do you need to know?

why not accept that as it says in SAS(R) Macro Language Reference of %bquote() "you do not have to precede an unmatched quotation mark with a % sign, as you must when using %STR and %NRSTR" ?
Find this quote in online doc, at http://support.sas.com/onlinedoc/913/getDoc/en/mcrolref.hlp/a001061316.htm.


%let b= %bquote(john's reporting);
%put b=&b ;
works for me !

Peter-c
Post a Question
Discussion Stats
  • 1 reply
  • 220 views
  • 0 likes
  • 1 in conversation