?
Solved

Using the literal month value from a date as a macro within a macro

Posted on 2013-05-15
2
Medium Priority
?
350 Views
Last Modified: 2013-05-16
Experts,

I don't know if this can be done, but I have a macro that is doing some processing.
I would like to  read the dates.
%MACRO Enroll(enrldt);
   ..................Processing.......................
%MEND;

%Enroll('01JAN2013'D);
%Enroll('01FEB2013'D);
%Enroll('01MAR2013'D);
%Enroll('01APR2013'D);
%Enroll('01MAY2013'D);

The compare within the macro is working fine.

 if datepart(First_Enrollment_Date) = &enrldt;

If possible, I would like to use the literal month from the dates listed (Format monname3.) to concatenate the output table being created so it would be:
LOB_JAN
LOB_FEB
LOB_MAR
LOB_APR
LOB_MAY

Is there a way to do this.  Open to any suggestions.

In addition, I would like to export the created table in the macro using the concatenated table name
PROC EXPORT DATA=LOB_JAN  OUTFILE=........
0
Comment
Question by:morinia
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
theartfuldazzler earned 2000 total points
ID: 39170440
Hi

Use:
DATA LOB_%SYSFUNC(PUTN( &enrldt, MONNAME3.));
  SET DS_NAME;
 ...
RUN;

PROC EXPORT DATA=LOB_%SYSFUNC(PUTN( &enrldt, MONNAME3.)) OUTFILE=......;
RUN;

Open in new window

0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:morinia
ID: 39171738
Works Great!  Thanks
0

Featured Post

Learn how to optimize MySQL for your business need

With the increasing importance of apps & networks in both business & personal interconnections, perfor. has become one of the key metrics of successful communication. This ebook is a hands-on business-case-driven guide to understanding MySQL query parameter tuning & database perf

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article shows the steps required to install WordPress on Azure. Web Apps, Mobile Apps, API Apps, or Functions, in Azure all these run in an App Service plan. WordPress is no exception and requires an App Service Plan and Database to install
A Stored Procedure in Microsoft SQL Server is a powerful feature that it can be used to execute the Data Manipulation Language (DML) or Data Definition Language (DDL). Depending on business requirements, a single Stored Procedure can return differe…
Polish reports in Access so they look terrific. Take yourself to another level. Equations, Back Color, Alternate Back Color. Write easy VBA Code. Tighten space to use less pages. Launch report from a menu, considering criteria only when it is filled…
This is a high-level webinar that covers the history of enterprise open source database use. It addresses both the advantages companies see in using open source database technologies, as well as the fears and reservations they might have. In this…

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question