a hexadecimal value. For example:
and to perform a particular action if the test is valid. If
invalid, execution continues with the statement following the
may be numeric constants, character
symbols. All variable symbols are
statement is executed.
substituted before the
If at least one of the arguments satisfies the specified
condition, the &IF statement is true.
All of the entered arguments must meet the specified condition
in order for the &IF statement to be true.
operator indicates the test to be performed on
tokens are numeric, an arithmetic test is performed.
otherwise, a logical (alphabetic) test is performed. The
comparison operators, listed below, may be specified either in
..,= or NE
< or LT
<= or LE
> or GT
>= or GE
less than or equal to (not greater than)
greater than or equal to (not less than)