Date: Thu, 14 Mar 1996 21:10:50 GMT
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From: Don Stanley <dstanle@IBM.NET>
Organization: Information Power
Subject: Re: Formats won't link
In <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com (Harry Sharp) writes:
>I have stumbled across a problem I can't seem to resolve. I come to
>the Net as the Source of All Wisdom! :-)
>I moved some SAS dataset members from two different libraries into
>a new consolodated library. When I did this, I lost my formats for
>all my datasets. I reran the programs to create both the members
>and the format library, but to no avail.
>I am not sure what happened, and I am not sure what I might be doing
>wrong. This is the first time I've had this problem where it wasn't
>resolved by simply recreating the members.
>On a related note, can the format catalog be part of the library
>that contains the member datasets? I haven't seen anything that says
>I can or can't do this.
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Make sure that the formats library is opened with a libref of LIBRARY,
default you won't find them. You can have them both in the same library, just
it twice, once with libref LIBRARY and once with the libref you really want to
Don Stanley DSTANLE@IBM.NET
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