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Good tip. --DonH 20:53, 29 March 2009 (UTC)
Good tip. --Art Carpenter 05:34, 30 March 2009 (UTC) Ready to go! --Phil Miller (STATPROF) 11:35, 6 April 2009 (UTC)

It is also rather common to use call missing to create variables. This happens often when initializing a hash. Below is an example. -- chang_y_chung 22:43, 14 January 2011 (UTC)

data _null_;
  dcl hash h();
  h.defineKey('key');   /* errors without call missing below */
  call missing(key, data);

this would be good as a tip of it's own. --Don Henderson 22:48, 14 January 2011 (UTC)

  • but I would use a simpler example, one focusing on the CALL MISSING routine.--Howles 15:12, 22 January 2011 (UTC)