Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2010 12:51:18 -0400
Reply-To: Gerhard Hellriegel <gerhard.hellriegel@T-ONLINE.DE>
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From: Gerhard Hellriegel <gerhard.hellriegel@T-ONLINE.DE>
Subject: Re: Max number of Libraries?
does that occure by issuing the LIBNAME statement, or by using the
libnames? If it is with the libname statement itselve, you can close them
libname a1 clear;
On Thu, 21 Oct 2010 11:31:45 -0500, Sudo Ku <crafty876@HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
>I am importing a number of excel files using the libname statement and
get the following error on the 66th library I try to create...
>ERROR: Connect: Unspecified error
>ERROR: Error in the LIBNAME statement.
>The syntax for importing is good so I am assuming there is a limit of 65
excel files that can be opening in any given session.
>Any ideas for a work around and I am specifically looking for something
that will allow me to close some libraries (read excel files) and then
open others. When I importing and aggregating the infomation I need I wont
need to create so many libnames. At present I am just (manually) exploring
what I have in these excel files. I had thought the libname statement
would have been a good way to open lot of excel files and gather metadata
on the sheet names number of row/columns etc...
>Thanks for the help,