Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 12:36:48 -0400
Reply-To: Don Ayacal <donsas99@HOTMAIL.COM>
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From: Don Ayacal <donsas99@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: SAS Import Wizard - Excel in Windows 2000
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This has been a problem with SAS since time immemorial (inserting graphs) in
I would like to know also if there has been any progress towards the
solution to this problem (i.e., the graph produced in version 8.2 can be
inserted in Word without problem).
>Subject: SAS Import Wizard - Excel in Windows 2000
>Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 10:08:22 EDT
>Dear SAS-L meistros,
>I am having a problem with a client who is trying to bring in an Excel file
>using the SAS Import Wizard in Windows 2000. The problem occurs when you
>import an Excel file two or more concecutive times. The first time, all
>works fine. One the successive attempt(s), SAS defaults all of the
>character variables to 256 characters.
>Has anyone else come upon this problem? If so, do you have a workaround
>(except for the obvious exiting SAS and bringing it back in again)? This
>did not happen in Windows 98 or NT.
>Any help or insight would be greatly appreciated.
>Erik S. Larsen
>2727 Robaleed Way
>Oak Hill, VA 20171
>(801) 681-3281 (fax)
>A SAS Certified Professional V6
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