|Functions and CALL Routines
Resolves the argument, and issues the resolved value for execution
at the next step boundary.
specifies a character expression or a constant
that yields a macro invocation or a SAS statement. Argument can be:
a character string, enclosed in quotation
the name of a DATA step character variable. Do
not enclose the name of the DATA step variable in quotation marks.
a character expression that the DATA step resolves
to a macro text expression or a SAS statement.
resolves to a macro invocation, the macro executes immediately and DATA step
execution pauses while the macro executes. If argument
resolves to a SAS statement or if execution of the macro generates SAS statements,
the statement(s) execute after the end of the DATA step that contains the
CALL EXECUTE routine. CALL EXECUTE is fully documented in
SAS Macro Language: Reference.
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