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Tips:Finding the Position of the First Non-Digit in a String
For example, the value of Y would be equal to 3 in the following:
data test; RM_ID = '01@24$'; Y = notdigit(trim(RM_ID)); run;
If the whole string contains only numbers, then the value of Y would be equal to zero.
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