Date: Fri, 24 Oct 1997 10:48:06 -0600
Reply-To: "Raymond V. Liedka" <liedka@UNM.EDU>
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From: "Raymond V. Liedka" <liedka@UNM.EDU>
Subject: Re: Converting SPSS datato SAS-HELP!!!
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On Fri, 24 Oct 1997, Aruna Lakshmanan wrote:
> Now, I have another problem. I have an SPSS data file called
> "brain.sav" (created in SPSS for MS WINDOWS). I tried to convert it to SAS
> using the following code:
> I got the following error message in the LOG
> NOTE: Using the libref TRANSPRT, which has already been assigned to the
> file a:\brain.sav.
> ERROR: Unknown exception (80000602)
> ERROR: A severe error occurres in task CONVERT for module SASSPSS
> executing in module SASSPSS at address 00013083.
> Please contact Technical Support to report this error.
> ERROR: Generic critical error.
> I had tried using the same code with an SPSS ".por" file, and it worked
> with no problems. Do I need a .por file to make this work? Is there any
> way I can convert this .sav file to SAS? Any help in this matter would be
> greatly appreciated. Thanks a lot in advance.
Yes...SAS can only convert a portable SPSS file (hence the .por
Raymond V. Liedka
Department of Sociology
University of New Mexico