Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 11:38:14 -0800
Reply-To: Mary Rosenbloom <mary.rosenbloom.sas@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Mary Rosenbloom <mary.rosenbloom.sas@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: FW: Output window issue - solved
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How cool that you found a solution to something that had been going on for
so long! The SAS-L is so cool that way!
On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 11:27 AM, Morley Herbert <
> Thanks to a suggestion from Yevgeniy Bolotin, I compared the action of the
> window after manual clearing and using the toolbar button I had customized.
> Turns out that running code and clearing the window using the windows menu
> commands through 10 cycles did not cause the window to move. However when I
> used the button, after 4 cycles, the window jumped up about 10 lines. The
> only way to restore it was to close and reopen it. This was reproducible
> (for the statisticians, p < 0.001 ).
> Here is the command run by the button that caused the problem.
> Log; clear; output; clear; dmstools;
> I changed the button to run:
> clear log; clear output; dmstools
> Solved the problem! I have no idea why the first commands caused the
> problem, or why it took about 4 cycles before it started to move. But it
> works fine now.
> Morley Herbert
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Herbert Morley A
> Sent: Monday, January 23, 2012 11:54 AM
> To: SAS Listserv
> Subject: Output window issue
> I run SAS on a PC interactively with output directed to the output window.
> I have a 19" monitor.
> When I run SAS (version 9, 9.1, 9.2 and now 9.3) the output displays
> properly. However after running my code several times, the top of the
> output window starts to move above the screen top. Each run then moves it
> up incrementally. Finally when I get annoyed, I close the output window and
> go to the menu View/output which opens the window again, but with the top
> line showing now. After a few runs, it creeps up again. This only happens
> with the output window. After each run, I select all and erase the window
> This has been going on for years. I can't remember when it started- maybe
> the first release of V9. SAS support didn't seem to have an answer at the
> Wondering if anyone has seen a similar problem or has a solution.
> Morley Herbert
Mary F. O. Rosenbloom