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Sunday, January 24, 2010

Base 24

The following SAS program is submitted:

footnote1 'Sales Report for Last Month';
footnote2 'Selected Products Only';
footnote3 'All Regions';
footnote4 'All Figures in Thousands of Dollars';

proc print data =;
footnote2 'All Products';

Which one of the following contains the footnote text that is displayed in the report?

A. All Products
B. Sales Report for Last Month All Products
C. All Products All Regions  All Figures in Thousands of Dollars
D. Sales Report for Last Month All Products All Regions All Figures in Thousands of Dollars


SASGuru said...

Answer B

Sales Report for Last Month All Products Only

Since footnote2 has a higher precedence footnote 3 and 4 get cancelled.

Damir Olejar said...
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kat said...

i finally understand how this works.

Sridhar Panthangi said...

all footnotes will be appear in output, from one to four..
we can place ten footnotes for one report

Dutchy said...

I dit not believed it, but yes indeed, it is B.
Footnote2 will overrule footnote3 and 4
Footnote will overrule all footnotes.

RS said...

1.footnote2 executed
2. it comes to proccedure statement

Yasmin White said...

If you make a change to footnote2 in the PROC PRINT statement then all footnotes after are cancelled. Hence footnote 3 and footnote 4 are cancelled.

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