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compute within define

compute within define

compute within define

Basically what I want to do is take a RegTotal/A10 field and subtract by 12.

Here are my code

IntRegTotal/I10 = EDIT(RegTotal);
COMPUTE Leftover/I10 = IntRegTotal - 12;

OtherTotal/I10 = IF RegTotal GE ‘13’ THEN LeftOver
           ELSE IF RegTotal LE ‘12’ THEN HoursTot
           Else ‘ ‘;

But it is not letting me, it said that my Leftover field is not recognized.

One thing to note is that  the leftover field might be a negative number.  I tried using
P10.2 for datatype, but it still gave me the same error message.

Any help would be appreciated.
Thank you,

RE: compute within define

You do NOT need the COMPUTE verb in the DEFINE; get rid of it.

RE: compute within define

thank you!!!

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