|Date: ||Sat, 21 Apr 2001 07:38:50 +0100|
|Sender: ||"SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||David Lindsay <spss@SDRESEARCH.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: Lib name type command?|
On 20 Apr 2001, at 12:20, William Dudley wrote:
> I am working iwth a large number of files which I get and save in various formats (so I have lots of get and save commands). I would like for my syntax to be as transportable as possible (so as to be used by co-workers who have differently named folders and diferntly named drives). Is there a
way to define the path name at the top of the syntax like I can in SAS with lib name so I do not have to customize the path names for each user?
*Firstly define !path.
*and use it like this.
SAVE OUTFILE=!path + 'hotprdm_comb.sav' /COMPRESSED .
GET FILE =!path + 'hotprdm_comb.sav'.
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