Date: Thu, 26 Dec 1996 19:45:30 GMT
Reply-To: Rob Thomas <rob.thomas@HIS.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From: Rob Thomas <rob.thomas@HIS.COM>
Organization: Advanced Data Analysis
Subject: Re: problems with data
From your first sentence, it appears you sucessfully created and saved
the data in a SAS dataset. Also, I'm assuming you put the data into
binary SAS transport format. The problem is transferring the data.
If this is so, here are a few 'gotchas' I run into:
1. the MVS file to receive the binary SAS transport file must be
lrecl=80 and blksize=8000.
2. when using your transport software, be sure binary is checked,
On Tue, 24 Dec 96 01:57:27 GMT, email@example.com (Alan Cannon)
>I'm a student at Clemson and have a data set created by reading CRSP tapes
>using SAS 6.07 on an MVS mainframe. I'm doing stock-market event studies and
>would like to fool around with some different program structures. Is there any
>way this data set can be accessed -- and subsequently manipulated -- using SAS
>6.11 (Windows 95)? I FTP'd this data set (binary transfer) to my PC, but have
>had no luck since then and would like some advice before I say goodbye to
>those 5.5 megs of data and that 1-1/2 hour of transfer time.
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