Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 10:37:55 -0400
Reply-To: Venky Chakravarthy <swovcc@HOTMAIL.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Venky Chakravarthy <swovcc@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: transport file from v9.1
On Wed, 27 Jul 2005 09:15:48 -0400, saslist <saslist@COMCAST.NET> wrote:
>I seem to be having some difficulty creating a transport file from version
>9. I usually just use the xport engine but I get:
>libname outdd xport 'c:\sectIIb.v5x';
>ERROR: The variable name RESPONDENT_ID is illegal for the version 6 file
>Needless to say I have not heeded the 8 character variable name limit.
>I use proc cimport:
>filename tranfile 'c:\section2.v5x';
>proc cimport lib=work file=tranfile;
>However, the person who will be using this is using version 8 and gets an
>error that they cannot import the version of the file I am creating. Have I
>missed an option?
You should be using PROC CPORT. The recipient of the file is the one who
converts it with PROC CIMPORT.