> From: Gerstle, John [mailto:yzg9@CDC.GOV]
> To change your Start-up Folder:
> /**Start-up folder**/
> /**See option
> Sets SAS's initial working folder.
> Also changes initial folder of Open and Save As dialog to
> be current working folder. **/
> /*Add this to your SASV8.CFG file near the top of the file*/
> -SASINITIALFOLDER "C:\temp\files"
> /**Make sure there is NO space between the dash and
as I am a manager of many projects
and therefore have a desktop with umpteen SAS invocations/icons
I specify SASinitialFolder in the invocation:
> your invocation becomes:
-config "<directory-spec to:>configv8JSL.cfg"
-SASinitialFolder "<directory-spec of this project's programs>"
all on one line, of course
hint: add -verbose to your invocation
Ron Fehd the invocation or macro maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2@cdc.gov
RTFM: I'm an engineer,
I don't get paid to accept the defaults,
I get paid to know where or how to change them:
primary, secondary, or tertiary configuration file