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Date:         Thu, 28 Aug 2008 07:35:09 -0400
Reply-To:     Nathaniel.Wooding@DOM.COM
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From:         Nat Wooding <Nathaniel.Wooding@DOM.COM>
Subject:      Re: Proc SPELL
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Richard

I realize that it's a kludgy (sp?) fix but you can always use proc printto to send the output to a file which you can parse. ODS might work, also. As I recall, Barbara Okerson does this in her paper at

http://analytics.ncsu.edu/sesug/2007/SD06.pdf

Nat Wooding Environmental Specialist III Dominion, Environmental Biology 4111 Castlewood Rd Richmond, VA 23234 Phone:804-271-5313, Fax: 804-271-2977

Richard <richard.hockey@G MAIL.COM> To Sent by: "SAS(r) SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU Discussion" cc <SAS-L@LISTSERV.U GA.EDU> Subject Re: Proc SPELL

08/27/2008 10:54 PM

Please respond to Richard <richard.hockey@G MAIL.COM>

On Aug 27, 7:35 am, r...@CDC.GOV ("Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI)") wrote: > > From: Arthur Tabachneck > > > Ron, > > > I happen to like proc spell's price (no extra charge) a bit > > better than > > what SAS charges for DataFlux (i.e., way out of most of our budgets). > > > And for most applications where I might need such functionality, proc > > spell is sufficient. > > > However, I agree that its upkeep (or lack of) should really > > be addressed. > > http://www.sas.com/offices/NA/canada/downloads/presentations/Calgary/Tip > s_and_Tricks.pdf > > Tip 3 -Old Procs Don't Die, > > They Just Get Undocumented > > Don't use these in production systems. > > PROC CONVERT;v5 > > PROC DELETE; 1979 Edition > > PROC EDITOR; v5 > > PROC SPELL; v6 > > PROC NICKNAME; ?? > > PROC V5TOV6;v6 > > with a little help from google > I have assembled the basic syntax > > http://www.sascommunity.org/wiki/Proc_spell > > Ron Fehd the macro maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2 at cdc dot gov

One suggestion for the wiki is that the word list to create a new dictionary must be in lower case. I find it great for checking spelling of drug names in self report data. Pity it only creates printed output though. R

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