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what is the difference between %put and symbolgen?

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what is the difference between %put and symbolgen?..

Answer / mallikarjuna reddy.vanna

besides all the above answers, we can also say that by using
%put we can get values of specified macro variables, where
as by using symbolgen we can get the values of all the macro
variables with in a program.
%put is a macro language program statement, like %put and
%macro. symbolgen is an option.

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what is the difference between %put and symbolgen?..

Answer / rajaanku11

In addition to the above answer,we can add one more sentence
to the %put.

%put is also used to print the macrovariables(automatic or
user defined or all) values on log.

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what is the difference between %put and symbolgen?..

Answer / rajaanku11

%put is used to display user defined messages on log window
after execution of a prog where as

%symbolgen is used to print the value of a macro variable
resolved, on log window

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what is the difference between %put and symbolgen?..

Answer / basha

both are used bebugging of macros
%put stmt write the text or macro variable information
like all macro global variables
where as
symbolgen display what macro variable resolves the value
ex;
%let v=sas;
symbolgen displays
macro variable v resolves to sas
this is especially useful when macro variables resolves
other than that u expected

%put stmt is also used with in the macro
symbolgen must be used options stmt
debugging macro with %put stmt
%put &d;
log:macrovariable d resolves to 'some-value '

regarda
basha
if any suggestion of this answer please mail
me:bashag3@yahoo.com

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what is the difference between %put and symbolgen?..

Answer / cutepa1

Mallikarjun is exactly correct that symbolgen is just an
option and cant be used within statements.

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what is the difference between %put and symbolgen?..

Answer / d.s

options symbolgen could cause problems sometimes.
%macro m(x);
options symbolgen;
%let x=%eval(&x+1);
&x
%mend;
%put NOTE:***x=%m(1)***;

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