On May 6, 4:38 pm, SAS-Program...@wywh.com ("Jeff J. Voeller") wrote:
> On Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at 3:01 p.m.
> Charles Harbour wrote:
> > I think fsp is commonly used to leverage SCL, and there are many
> > folks here on the listserv that will attest to the usefulness of SCL.
> I'd say that for most of the 20 or so years I've been using SAS, FSP and
> AF have given the biggest bang for the buck in terms of how happy my
> employers/users have been with what I've produced.
> FSBROWSE is for me the most intuitive, easy, readable way to view data a
> single observation at a time. FSEDIT is a great tool for allowing
> non-technical users to edit data, with SCL behind the screens more than
> able to accomplish the same type of error checking usually done on the web
> It seems to me that if you're trying to build any kind of user interface
> on the mainframe, your choices are pretty much CLIST and SAS/AF (SCL).
> Since <diplomacy> financial considerations have resulted in the
> non-renewal of our AF and FSP licenses </diplomacy>, I've started
> developing any new interfaces on the web via Perl rather than go back to
> CLIST, which produces results that just seem too minimal for the amount of
> required effort.
If you have interactive SAS and miss SAS/FSview, you may like Randy
Herbison's technique for saving ViewTable customisation (column width
and order). It still supports my client sessions through sas8 and 9.
To find many supportive customisations search for ViewTable and
authors DeVenezia and Herbison