Date: Sat, 17 Aug 1996 22:30:36 -0700 Reply-To: Andrew James Llwellyn Cary Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" From: Andrew James Llwellyn Cary Organization: Cary Consulting Services Subject: Re: SAS/DOS -> SAS/Windows RHess wrote: > > Conceptual Software of Houston, TX, makes a product called DBMS/COPY which > will translate SAS/DOS through version 6.04 to SAS/WIN version 6.11---I > regularly use it to translate from old DOS versions (as well as SPSS, > Systat, BMDP, and a whole host of other programs). You can reach them by > mail at: > Conceptual Software > 9660 Hillcroft #510 > Houston, TX 77096 > Their phone number is (713) 721-4200. > > I've used their product in various reincarnations for nearly 7 years and > been very happy with it. They also specialize in several "specific" > engines for SAS. > > Good luck. > Bob Hess > Associate Professor of Research & Measurement > ASU-West > Robert.Hess@asu.edu > > Dave Ewart wrote in article > <3210CD0E.5337@europa.lif.icnet.uk>... > > I'm sorry if this is a FAQ, but I would be grateful if someone could > > help me out! > > > > A colleague has a data set created using the most recent version of SAS > > for DOS - i.e. a *.SSD file. Unfortunately, I understand that SAS/DOS > > is obsolete and we cannot renew the license, i.e. we cannot use SAS/DOS. > > > > We do however have SAS for Windows. Is there any way to get the data > > from the SSD file into SAS for Windows?? > > > > I would really appreciate help on this matter, thanks in advance for any > > tips! > > > > Dave. > > -- > > Dave Ewart (Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Oxford) > > ewart@icrf.icnet.uk > > The ICRF WWW page is at http://www.icnet.uk/public.html > > Hmmm. I must of missed the original post. SAS/Win 6.xx can automatically read SAS/DOS 6.04 datasets using the SI supplied engine. LIBNAME THUMP V604 'your\path\to\SAS\DOS\data'; -- Andrew J. L. Cary | I Reckon that the Opinions Senior Curmudgeon | expressed here DO represent Cary Consulting Services, Newark, CA | those of the management of ajlcary@ix.netcom.com | Cary Consulting Services 

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