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Date:   Mon, 17 Sep 2007 17:11:18 -0400
Reply-To:   "Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   "Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
Subject:   Re: How to get SAROOT into a macro variable?
In-Reply-To:   <200709172059.l8HKv3jF031179@mailgw.cc.uga.edu>
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> From: Paul Walker > > I am trying to identify the location of SAS.Exe on a PC > on-the-fly during a SAS program. I think it is stored in the > so-called SASROOT! location, but I am not sure how to > retrieve SASROOT! into a macro variable. Does anyone know > how to do this? I am hoping there is something like: > > %let SasLoc = %GetPath(SasRoot!);

sasroot is an environment variable; therefore no need to assign it to a macro variable:

%Put sasroot = %sysget(sasroot);

Why do you want this path?

I do not recommend that you write files to sasroot or any subfolder.

Ron Fehd the macro maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2 at cdc dot gov


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