Carpenter's Complete Guide to the SAS Macro Language

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by Art Carpenter

Here's your macro guide from %Macro to %Mend! Learn and understand the basic composition and operation of the SAS macro facility and the SAS macro language. Carpenter packs this book with examples that illustrate how to write SAS macros, convert SAS code to macros, define macro variables and pass macro parameters, plus much more to help you understand how to use macro statements within SAS macros. This complete guide includes the following topics: macros that interface with the DATA step, how to write dynamic code, utility macros that control your operating environment, SAS System AUTOCALL macros, macro references and Screen Control Language (SCL), and how to write and use macros efficiently. Carpenter's book is a must-have for both new and experienced SAS macro users. Knowledge of base SAS is expected, along with a desire to learn more!

244 pages.

Also Recommended: SAS Macro Language: Reference, First Edition;

CMS, Mac, MVS, OS/390, OS/2, UNIX, OpenVMS Alpha, OpenVMS VAX, Windows

ISBN: 1-58025-137-4

Order #CW56100

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