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Date:         Wed, 27 May 2009 13:14:30 -0700
Reply-To:     "Terjeson, Mark" <Mterjeson@RUSSELL.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         "Terjeson, Mark" <Mterjeson@RUSSELL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Is there anyways to save WORK dataset
Comments: To: Abc Unha <abcunha@YAHOO.COM>
In-Reply-To:  A<>
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Hi Abc Unha,

Yes, you can repoint work datasets to go to disk if you prefer:

libname mylib 'c:\temp';

* create a permanent dataset to disk ; data; a='permanent dataset to target lib'; run;

* create a temporary dataset ; data def; a='temporary dataset to work space'; run;

* globally re-point datasets that ; * do not have a libref. specified ; * to a permanent folder location. ; option user=mylib; * repoint non-libref-datasets to permanent disk ; data xyz; a='permanent dataset to target lib without libref.'; run;

option user=work; * repoint WORK to back to temp when done;

Hope this is helpful.

Mark Terjeson Investment Business Intelligence Investment Management & Research Russell Investments 253-439-2367

Russell Global Leaders in Multi-Manager Investing

-----Original Message----- From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Abc Unha Sent: Wednesday, May 27, 2009 12:59 PM To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU Subject: Is there anyways to save WORK dataset

I am running SAS in batch mode. It has hundreds of dataset that is writing into work directory. At the end it creates one dataset that will be written in permanent libaray. I need to debug some steps and I was wondering If there is a way to permanently store work datasets?

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