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Chapter 16

DATA Step Functions for Macros

DATA Step Functions for Macros

Dictionary

RESOLVE Function

SYMEXIST Function

SYMGET Function

SYMGETN Function

SYMGLOBL Function

SYMLOCAL Function

DATA Step Functions for Macros

You can interact with the Macro Facility using DATA step functions.

Dictionary

RESOLVE Function

Resolves the value of a text expression during DATA step execution.

Type:

DATA step function

Syntax

RESOLVE(argument)

Required Argument

argument

can be one of the following items:

• a text expression enclosed in single quotation marks (to prevent the macro processor from resolving the argument while the DATA step is being constructed). When a macro variable value contains a macro variable reference, RESOLVE attempts to resolve ...

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