Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2006 13:59:50 -0800
Reply-To: David L Cassell <davidlcassell@MSN.COM>
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From: David L Cassell <davidlcassell@MSN.COM>
Subject: Re: Can somebody tell me where the "How option value set:" is
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dhandapani.appavoo@GMAIL.COM helpfully replied:
>You should not use "PROC" before "OPTIONS" statement.
>It is just (for eg):
>OPTIONS linesize =80;
>Note also that OPTIONS statement will work only in that sessions. If
>you want set few options every time you run SAS, you have to put
>options statements in autoexec.sas. Usually, I define my definitions
>of my permanent dataset in autoexec.sas using libname.
That certainly used to be true. If someone has a site still running SAS 6.x
advice is important.
SAS now has a PROC OPTIONS that is chock full of utility. I highly
playing with it to learn some of the niftiness under the hood.
David L. Cassell
3115 NW Norwood Pl.
Corvallis OR 97330
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