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Step-by-Step Programming with Base SAS 9.4 by SAS Institute

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BREAK

Suspends program execution at an executable statement.

Category: Manipulating Debugging Requests
Alias: B

Syntax

BREAK location <AFTER count> <WHEN expression> <DO group >

Required Argument

location

specifies where to set a breakpoint. Location must be one of these:

label

a statement label. The breakpoint is set at the statement that follows the label.

line-number

the number of a program line at which to set a breakpoint.

*

the current line.

Optional Arguments

AFTER count

honors the breakpoint each time the statement has been executed count times. The counting is continuous. That is, when the AFTER option applies to a statement ...

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