CALL Statement

Invokes a SAS CALL routine.
Valid in: DATA step
Category: Action
Type: Executable



specifies the name of the SAS CALL routine that you want to invoke.
See:For information about available routines, see SAS Functions and CALL Routines: Reference
is a piece of information to be passed to or returned from the routine.
Requirement:Enclose this information, which depends on the specific routine, in parentheses.
Tip:You can specify additional parameters, separated by commas.


SAS CALL routines can assign variable values and perform other system functions.