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Here are some tips for How to share your SAS knowledge with your professional network.
Tips:Using The Asterisk to Comment Macro Code
%* In open code the macro %* variable &X is NOT created; *%let x = 5; %macro abc; %* Macro variable &Y IS created; *%let y = 5; %put &y; %mend abc; %abc *;
It is not unusual for programmers to use the asterisk-style comment to comment-out macro statements, however this technique does not always work. Be sure to use a macro comment when commenting out macro statements.
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