|Date: ||Tue, 16 Apr 1996 15:10:13 GMT|
|Reply-To: ||Dick Johnson <djohnson@MSDH.STATE.MS.US>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Dick Johnson <djohnson@MSDH.STATE.MS.US>|
|Organization: ||Mississippi State University|
|Subject: ||Re: SAS 6.11 for Windows and Netscape|
I'm not sure of the 'why' but one possible solution would be to set up
the .sas extension in the helper app section (just add it to the file
extensions to use for 'text/plain.' Hopefully this will override the
Actually I just tried it and it does seem to work.
Robin Way <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Dean Nelson wrote:
>> In Netscape, I entered the URL for a SAS program (the source code) stored on
>> the local hard drive. Netscape started up SAS and ran the program in batch
>> mode. I never set SAS up as a helper program, and it isn't on the list now.
>> So, who set this up, Netscape or SAS, and do user's have any control over
>> It doesn't work with SAS files read from remote machines, they are displayed
>> as text.
>If you are running Windows 95, I believe SAS 6.11 sets itself up in the
>Windows Registry to execute itself when you activate a *.sas file. Perhaps
>Netscape appears to Windows to be performing this event on the *.sas file
>from your local drive. As for remote files--maybe my theory doesn;t apply
>here. Anyway, I look forward to finding out the answer to your question as
>Barakat & Chamberlin, Inc.