Moving and Accessing SAS 9.2 Files
Original Publication Date: 2008-Dec-31
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Moving and Accessing SAS®9.2 Files
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Moving and Accessing SAS® 9.2 Files
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P A R T 1 Introduction 1
4 Moving and Accessing SAS Files between Operating Environments 3 Deciding to Move a SAS File between Operating Environments 3
Deciding to Access a SAS File across Operating Environments 3
Strategies for Moving and Accessing SAS Files 4
Summary of Strategy Features 5
Using National Language Support To Move SAS Files between Computers 6
The Data Set Used for Examples 7
Naming Conventions Used for Examples 7
Accessibility Features in SAS Products 8
P A R T 2 Strategies for Moving and Accessing SAS Files 9
4 Cross-Environment Data Access (CEDA) 11 Overview of CEDA 11
CEDA Advantages 12
CEDA Limitations 12
Creating or Changing a SAS File's Format 13
Transferring a SAS File between Computers 15
Identifying the Format of a SAS File 16
Reading and Writing a Foreign File 17
4 PROC CPORT and PROC CIMPORT 19
Overview of Moving SAS Files Using PROC CPORT and PROC CIMPORT 19
Limitations of Moving SAS Files Using PROC CPORT and PROC CIMPORT 20