Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 18:10:58 -0800
Reply-To: Tom Abernathy <tom.abernathy@GMAIL.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Tom Abernathy <tom.abernathy@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: sas data xport problem
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Two questions on V5 transport file formats in one day?
You cannot use variable names longer than 8 character with this file
Just rename your variables.
Also unless it was a mistake in posting to SAS-L you did not close the
quotes for the path for your IN library.
On Jan 26, 8:49 pm, help.ly2...@GMAIL.COM (help ly) wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I am trying to convert a current sas data file to the xpt format, which I
> can work with R. However, I tried many times with some modifications on the
> code, without any success. The error message I am getting is:
> *" ERROR: The variable name accession_no is illegal for the version 6 file
> Here is my sas code:
> libname out xport 'c:/home/outdata.xpt';
> libname in 'c:home;
> data out.outdata;
> set in.indata;
> Anyone see what's the problem? Thanks a million for help!
> Thanks so much!