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Date:         Thu, 25 Jan 2007 13:39:04 -0800
Reply-To:     "Nordlund, Dan (DSHS/RDA)" <NordlDJ@DSHS.WA.GOV>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         "Nordlund, Dan (DSHS/RDA)" <NordlDJ@DSHS.WA.GOV>
Subject:      Re: How to reset fmtsearch= option to default catalog
In-Reply-To:  A<1169759989.816814.78980@k78g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>
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> -----Original Message----- > From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Raj > Sent: Thursday, January 25, 2007 1:20 PM > To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU > Subject: How to reset fmtsearch= option to default catalog > > Hi, > > How to reset the fmtsearch= option so that it searches the default > catalog where sas supplied formats are stored. > Where are they stored anyway ? > > thanks, > Raj > > My sas program keeps erroring out with, > ERROR 48-59: The format $DDMMYY was not found or could not be loaded.

Raj,

SAS supplied formats are always available regardless of how fmtsearch=() is set. Try the format specification without the $, ddmmyy10.

Hope this is helpful,

Dan

Daniel J. Nordlund Research and Data Analysis Washington State Department of Social and Health Services Olympia, WA 98504-5204


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