Using ANNOTATE Macros as Shortcuts
ANNOTATE macros can provide a shortcut when creating an ANNOTATE data set using assignment statements. To be used properly you need to understand how they work and what they will do for you. They will not abrogate your need to understand how the process of creating the data set works. Indeed you need to have a good understanding of how the ANNOTATE data set is constructed before you should attempt to use these macros.
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