Date: Thu, 16 May 2002 16:11:19 -0700
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From: seeliger <seeliger@MERCURY.COR.EPA.GOV>
Subject: Re: UNIX data file to PC
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On Thu, 16 May 2002, Jack Hamilton wrote:
> No, SAS is now capable of reading the native file format created on
> other platforms, at least under some circumstances. All that is needed
> is a binary copy of the file. What Sig said is correct.
Mostly. The data editors like fsedit go into 'browse' mode when reading a
data file that's been written by a different operating system. The fix
for this is to read and write the file in place with a data step.
cur - hex editors are another option...
> I've been given a file created on UNIX using sas version 8.
> Is there any way that I can open the dataset on PC without licensing
> Any help would be much appreciated.
Curt Seeliger, Data Ranger
CSC, EPA/WED contractor