When you submit a DATA step with
the DEBUG option, SAS compiles the step, displays the debugger windows,
and pauses until you enter a debugger command to begin execution.
For example, if you begin execution with the GO command, SAS executes
each statement in the DATA step. To suspend execution at a particular
line in the DATA step, use the BREAK command to set breakpoints at
statements that you select. Then issue the GO command. The GO command
starts or resumes execution until the breakpoint is reached.
To execute the DATA
step one statement at a time or a few statements at a time, use the
STEP command. By default, the STEP command is mapped to the ENTER
In a debugging session, statements in a ...