This is also established by one of the Microsoft Power Toys:
Open Command Prompt Here
This can be downloaded at:
In the same way you can define a "SAS here" that would open the SAS System
at a specific folder.
This gives an old example for SASv8, but can easily be extended to SASv9.
On Thu, 5 Oct 2006 09:56:15 -0700, Choate, Paul@DDS <pchoate@DDS.CA.GOV>
>Handy Command Line tweak for Windows - from Sid Steward at O'Reilly
>Command prompts aren’t well suited for quickly navigating large, complex
file systems. Let’s configure the Windows File Explorer to open a command
prompt in the working directory we select...
>(Be sure to add this new action to the Folder file type, not the File
Folder file type.)
>1. In the Windows File Explorer menu, select Tools => Folder Options and
click the File Types tab. Select the Folder file type and click the
>2. Click the New button and a New Action dialog appears. Give the new
action the name Command.
>3. Give the action an application to open by clicking the Browse... button
and selecting cmd.exe, which lives somewhere such as C:\windows\system32\,
>4. Add these arguments after cmd.exe like so:
>C:\windows\system32\cmd.exe /K cd "%1"
>5. Click OK, OK, OK and you are done.
>In Windows Explorer a right click on a folder will show the Command
option, select and the command prompt is opened at the folder.
>DDS Data Extraction