Date: Thu, 3 Oct 1996 13:47:41 GMT
Reply-To: Clark Roberts <dacmr@INTERRAMP.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From: Clark Roberts <dacmr@INTERRAMP.COM>
Organization: Decision Analytics
Subject: Re: SAS Tip for 6.11 users
On Thu, 3 Oct 1996 20:49:51 +0100, Nelson Kinnersley <nelson@DIRCON.CO.UK>
>I *had* heard about a utility that allows you to view SAS datasets and
>catalogs even if you don't have SAS installed - I've now discovered it on
>the CD-ROM for the 6.11 Release.
>For Windows users you can view SAS datasets/catalogs created as far back as
>6.04 also cross-platform datasets if you license SAS/CONNECT including HTTP
>and FTP protocols.
>It's got a real spreadsheet feel to it, a bit like the Open Table command
>described on SAS-L a while back. I just wonder why FSView doesn't look like
>With Win95 you can use the Open File dialog box as if you were selecting a
>SAS program to edit but instead try a right-click on a dataset and choose
>SASView to get the 'spreadsheet look'.
>The documentation suggests that it is freely distributable too.
>Now all I have to consider is whether to renew my FSP licence at the end of
>the year :-)
>P.S. Hope this *was* news to a few SAS-Lers
This viewer (SASView) is also available from the TS area on SI's web site
(www.sas.com). I'm not sure of the actual filename.
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