Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2006 09:33:07 -0500
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From: SAS_learner <proccontents@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: A Format catalog question
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I am sorry that was a typo, yes I mean cntlin and other one I am referring
is CNTLOUT= (Create a SAS data set that stores information about informats
or formats )
On 10/2/06, Jim Groeneveld <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi SAS_learner,
> The CNTRLIN option, that you referenced in your reply below, actually is
> spelled as CNTLIN, I believe. And I don't know what those letters CNTL
> with this respect. I wouldn't understand why if it ment 'control'. The C
> might have to do with Catalog, but the rest?
> Regards - Jim.
> Jim Groeneveld, Netherlands
> Statistician, SAS consultant
> On Fri, 29 Sep 2006 14:29:52 -0500, SAS_learner <proccontents@GMAIL.COM>
> >Do you want to create a dataset out of catalog ( then use cntlout
> = ) or
> >if want to read a dataset as catalog then use (cntrlin = ) , the basic
> >syntax is some thing like this
> >proc format data = library. name cntrlout = work. test ;* To create a
> >dataset out of catalog ;
> >proc format cntrlin = test out = library.<name of the catalog > ;
> >and to have list file of the format catalog use fmtlib option.
> >You tend to do this when you have want to move format catalog across the
> >Operating systems .
> >On 9/29/06, Rathindronath <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> I never ran or used a format catalog for dataset. Can you please tell
> me a
> >> source where I can learn about it?