Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 22:50:04 -0700
Reply-To: Richard <richard.hockey@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Richard <richard.hockey@GMAIL.COM>
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?
> Paul R. Swank, Ph.D
> Professor and Director of Research
> Children's Learning Institute
> University of Texas Health Science Center
> Houston, TX 77038
Somehow a new version of the HP printer drivers broke proc import.
This problem was fixed in SP4. (or use the libname access method).