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Date:   Wed, 4 Apr 2007 20:05:17 +0000
Reply-To:   toby dunn <tobydunn@HOTMAIL.COM>
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   toby dunn <tobydunn@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject:   Re: DOS Command from a SAS Program
Comments:   To: seatedcoin@GMAIL.COM
In-Reply-To:   <200704041915.l34IhDZJ027967@malibu.cc.uga.edu>
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Roland ,

Use the call system:

options noxwait; data _null_; input flag $ name $8.; if upcase(flag)='Y' then do; command='md c:\'||name; call system(command); end; datalines; Y mydir Y junk2 N mydir2 Y xyz ; Run ;

Toby Dunn

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From: Roland Rivers <seatedcoin@GMAIL.COM> Reply-To: Roland Rivers <seatedcoin@GMAIL.COM> To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU Subject: Re: DOS Command from a SAS Program Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2007 15:15:37 -0400

Thanks, Toby. I know about the X command. If I had SAS dataset named FILE which contains a list of DOS commands would I code it:

x FILE;

?

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