error

error

n.

1. an instance in which a program fails to run or runs incorrectly because the program or its input data is incorrect.

2. the difference between a digital representation of a value and its exact value.

3. the difference between a predicted value and its actual value.

ERROR (SAS word)

Data step statement.

error code

n.

a return code in which a nonzero value indicates an error condition.

error condition

n.

an unintended state of a program that results from an error in the execution of the program.

error control

n.

the term ? or ??, used with an informat to indicate that invalid input values should not generate error messages or should not be treated as an error condition.

error message

n.

1. a text message that indicates the presence of an error.

2. such a message generated by the SAS supervisor, a procedure, etc., and written in the log or displayed in the message line, preceded by the word ERROR.

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