|Date: ||Thu, 3 Oct 1996 20:49:51 +0100|
|Reply-To: ||Nelson Kinnersley <nelson@DIRCON.CO.UK>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Nelson Kinnersley <nelson@DIRCON.CO.UK>|
|Subject: ||SAS Tip for 6.11 users|
I *had* heard about a utility that allows you to view SAS datasets and
catalogs even if you don't have SAS installed - I've now discovered it on
the CD-ROM for the 6.11 Release.
For Windows users you can view SAS datasets/catalogs created as far back as
6.04 also cross-platform datasets if you license SAS/CONNECT including HTTP
and FTP protocols.
It's got a real spreadsheet feel to it, a bit like the Open Table command
described on SAS-L a while back. I just wonder why FSView doesn't look like
With Win95 you can use the Open File dialog box as if you were selecting a
SAS program to edit but instead try a right-click on a dataset and choose
SASView to get the 'spreadsheet look'.
The documentation suggests that it is freely distributable too.
Now all I have to consider is whether to renew my FSP licence at the end of
the year :-)
P.S. Hope this *was* news to a few SAS-Lers