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Date:         Mon, 4 Aug 2003 21:58:32 -0400
Reply-To:     "Richard A. DeVenezia" <radevenz@IX.NETCOM.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         "Richard A. DeVenezia" <radevenz@IX.NETCOM.COM>
Subject:      Re: Look Ahead Rows for PROC IMPORT

"Kevin Myers" <WHMyers@CABLEONE.NET> wrote in message news:0f4301c35acf$87b6a550$67a8a8c0@speedy... > Just found SAS note SN-006123 which appears to say that if you are in V8.x > then you are stuck using REGEDIT to adjust a value for the MS Jet database > engine to work around this problem. Tried that, and it seems to work ok, > but I hate editing the registry, because then you have to remember to do > that on every machine where your software will be used. Anyone know of a > better way for SAS V8.x? Thanks again, > > s/KAM

You might consider checking out my new SASCBTBL sample You could make setting the registry value part of the 'sas process'

-- Richard A. DeVenezia

> > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Kevin Myers" <WHMyers@CABLEONE.NET> > Newsgroups: > To: <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> > Sent: Monday, August 04, 2003 4:12 PM > Subject: Look Ahead Rows for PROC IMPORT > > > Howdy folks, > > I'm almost certain there is an option to control how many rows PROC IMPORT > will read ahead in order to determine the type of a given column, when > reading from an Excel file for example. But I can't seem to track this down > in the docs. :-( Can someone please help me out? Thanks, > > s/KAM

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