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Date:         Thu, 23 May 2002 14:31:41 -0500
Reply-To:     d7286 <d7286@HOTMAIL.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         d7286 <d7286@HOTMAIL.COM>
Organization: University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Subject:      Re: set max rec length
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yep - that did it - many thanks!!! d7286

"Poortinga, Vincent E." wrote:

> > > in your file statement use the "lrecl=" option to set the record > size. By default its set to 256. > > -----Original Message----- > From: d7286 [mailto:d7286@HOTMAIL.COM] > Sent: Thursday, May 23, 2002 1:56 PM > To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU > Subject: Q: set max rec length > > in unix, i am unable to write a record to a text file that is longer > than 256 bytes (using sas). in pc sas i get the same results - can > write out to 256 but beyond that problems. > > is there a sas option that is limiting the maximum record length? > (blksize and linesize don't seem to do it.) > thanks for any help you can provide!!!

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<!doctype html public "-//w3c//dtd html 4.0 transitional//en"> <html> yep - that did it - many thanks!!! <br>d7286 <p>"Poortinga, Vincent E." wrote: <blockquote TYPE=CITE>&nbsp; <p><font size=-1>in your file statement use the "lrecl=" option to set the record size.&nbsp; By default its set to 256.</font> <p><font size=-1>-----Original Message-----</font> <br><font size=-1>From: d7286 [<a href="mailto:d7286@HOTMAIL.COM">mailto:d7286@HOTMAIL.COM</a>]</font> <br><font size=-1>Sent: Thursday, May 23, 2002 1:56 PM</font> <br><font size=-1>To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU</font> <br><font size=-1>Subject: Q: set max rec length</font> <p><font size=-1>in unix, i am unable to write a record to a text file that is longer</font> <br><font size=-1>than 256 bytes (using sas).&nbsp; in pc sas i get the same results - can</font> <br><font size=-1>write out to 256 but beyond that problems.</font> <p><font size=-1>is there a sas option that is limiting the maximum record length?</font> <br><font size=-1>(blksize and linesize don't seem to do it.)</font> <br><font size=-1>thanks for any help you can provide!!!</font></blockquote> </html>

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