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Date:         Tue, 21 Oct 2008 22:50:04 -0700
Reply-To:     Richard <>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Richard <>
Subject:      Re: The mystery of the SAS import wizard and the new printer
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On Oct 22, 8:12 am, Paul.R.Sw...@UTH.TMC.EDU ("Swank, Paul R") wrote: > Someone sent me an excel spreadsheet that they wanted me to do some > analysis on. Fine. I import excel files into SAS all the time. Not so > fast. It wouldn't import it. Kept giving me a libname error. One of my > colleagues said he had had a similar problem one time when he was > printing to a printer that was not his default. Mine was set to the > default printer. Just for fun, because I had recently changed my > default printer, changed to the original default printer. Now I could > import the file! But if I change the default printer back to the new > printer, I can't import the file. Is this just an alpha printer that > doesn't want to be forsaken or is there some reason for this? > > =20 > > Paul > > =20 > > Paul R. Swank, Ph.D > > Professor and Director of Research > > Children's Learning Institute > > University of Texas Health Science Center > > Houston, TX 77038 > > =20

Somehow a new version of the HP printer drivers broke proc import. This problem was fixed in SP4. (or use the libname access method). R

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