|Date: ||Thu, 2 Aug 2001 09:45:01 -0700|
|Reply-To: ||Jay Zhou <zhou_jay@YAHOO.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Jay Zhou <zhou_jay@YAHOO.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: WINWORD|SYSTEM via DDE to interface with Word97|
|Content-Type: ||text/plain; charset=us-ascii|
Thanks a lot for your quick response!
You might be right. But it is nice to not be specific
so that the code is generic and can be used for any
Any good solution?
--- Darran Zenger <DZENGER@klune.com> wrote:
> I've read that or understood that using DDE would
> require Word to be open
> prior to running SAS program. If you have done so
> without having to open it
> before, perhaps with the multiple versions of Word,
> you might have to be
> more specific. I've only done it once with excel and
> I think it was true I
> had to modify it to fit Excel 2000, than with Excel
> 97. Could that be a
> possibility?? I'd like to know myself for future
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jay Zhou [mailto:zhou_jay@YAHOO.COM]
> Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2001 10:32 AM
> To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: WINWORD|SYSTEM via DDE to interface with
> I used the following filename statement to interface
> MS Word with PC SAS V6.12 and V8.1 successfully.
> filename word DDE 'winword|system';
> SAS will open Word automatically if Word is not open
> before submitting the code. However, I got a fatal
> error message when the same code was executed under
> V8.2, which indicated that "Physical file does not
> exist". Of course, it works fine if MS Word open
> the code is submitted.
> Any input?
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