Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 15:43:23 -0400
Reply-To: "Howard Schreier <hs AT dc-sug DOT org>"
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From: "Howard Schreier <hs AT dc-sug DOT org>"
Subject: Re: ERROR: The value 3 is not a valid SAS name.
On Tue, 29 Jul 2008 12:05:35 -0700, Chris T <chris.tinnon@GMAIL.COM> wrote:
>So a transpose statement occurs and I have some field named the
>I know these are not valid SAS variable names. I am using enterprise
>guide and looked at the field names, copied them, pasted them into a
>hex viewer to see if the blank were any weird characters, no. Just 4
>spaces, hex 20. But why does the transpose procedure even execute
>with them? How can it create a dataset with those names if it's not
>valid? The job doesn't bomb on that step, but rather when the dataset
>it complete and another job sets it.
>Hopefully this is enough for some feedback.
Was the other job also run using EG?
>I'm going back to crying.