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Date:   Fri, 6 Oct 2000 17:21:59 -0400
Reply-To:   John Jones <jonesj@PHARMARESEARCH.COM>
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   John Jones <jonesj@PHARMARESEARCH.COM>
Subject:   Re: SAS lst file on NT, notepad not honor page breaks
Comments:   To: Michael Thomas <mjthom4@uswest.com>
In-Reply-To:   <39DE42A2.46C6AFE9@uswest.com>
Content-Type:   text/plain; charset="us-ascii"; format=flowed

Thank you Micheal.

At 03:22 PM 10/6/00 -0600, Michael Thomas wrote: >I use textpad (shareware) and others used ultraedit, which I believe is >shareware >too > > > >John Jones wrote: > > > Hi Bob, > > > > Long time dude. Had a call from Enoch the other day too. Must be the > > position of the planets. > > > > Thanks for the reply. Is UltraEdit or TextPad shareware? > > > > John > > > > At 05:06 PM 10/6/00 -0400, Abelson_R wrote: > > >John, > > > > > >I suggest that you get either UltraEdit or Textpad. Excellent > programmer's > > >editors, and both can handle page breaks, and also allow you to set fonts, > > >margins, page orientation, etc. > > > > > >Bob > > > > > >Robert Abelson > > >Bureau of Labor Statistics > > >abelson_r@bls.gov > > >"The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to chance." > > >-- Robert R. Coveyou, Oak Ridge National Laboratories > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > ---------- > > > > From: John Jones[SMTP:jonesj@PHARMARESEARCH.COM] > > > > Sent: Friday, October 06, 2000 4:27 PM > > > > To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU > > > > Subject: Re: SAS lst file on NT, notepad not honor page breaks > > > > > > > > Thanks Bill, > > > > > > > > Setting page size and line size to conform to notepad may be the > only way > > > > to go. Barry Schwarz suggests notepad does not recognize page > breaks and > > > > so I might as well give up and either do as you suggest or use > something > > > > like word or wordpad. > > > > > > > > John > > > > > > > > > > > > At 04:26 PM 10/6/00 -0400, you wrote: > > > > >John: > > > > > > > > > >I have an app or 2 that generate .txt reports (proc > printto). Sent via > > > > >email, these are opened via a double click of the rodent. I found > that I > > > > >had to set the SAS ls= and ps= to values that NotePad margins were > > > > defaulted > > > > >to. Upon printing, the pages do work out well. I don't recall > about the > > > > >square boxes, but I've seen them before. > > > > > > > > > >If the same lst (.txt) file is opened in Word, the page breaks are > > > > visible - > > > > >but usually in the wrong place! > > > > > > > > > >hth > > > > > > > > > >W.(Bill) Droogendyk > > > > >Quality Systems > > > > >Dofasco Inc. Hamilton ON Canada > > > > >Telephone: 905 548 7200 x3359 > > > > >Fax: 905 548 4007 > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > -----Original Message----- > > > > > > From: John Jones [SMTP:jonesj@pharmaresearch.com] > > > > > > Sent: Friday, 06 October, 2000 16:11 > > > > > > To: Droogendyk Bill > > > > > > Subject: RE: SAS lst file on NT, notepad not honor page breaks > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Why the page breaks are ignored. Sorry for the confusion... jj > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > At 04:02 PM 10/6/00 -0400, you wrote: > > > > > > >what do you want to know? > > > > > > > > > > > > > >W.(Bill) Droogendyk > > > > > > >Quality Systems > > > > > > >Dofasco Inc. Hamilton ON Canada > > > > > > >Telephone: 905 548 7200 x3359 > > > > > > >Fax: 905 548 4007 > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > -----Original Message----- > > > > > > > > From: John Jones [SMTP:jonesj@PHARMARESEARCH.COM] > > > > > > > > Sent: Friday, 06 October, 2000 15:56 > > > > > > > > To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU > > > > > > > > Subject: SAS lst file on NT, notepad not honor page breaks > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > This has got to be a popcorn question for somebody. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > On NT SAS generates a list file (*.lst). That list file > has page > > > > > > > > breaks. However, when the list file is opened in notepad and > > > > printed > > > > > > the > > > > > > > > page breaks are ignored. Not only are the page breaks ignored > > > > they > > > > > > show > > > > > > > > up > > > > > > > > and print as little rectangles. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Would somebody enlighten me? > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > ... John > > > >


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