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Date:         Wed, 8 Dec 1999 01:27:12 GMT
Reply-To:     Lou Pogoda <lpogoda@HOME.NOSPAM.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Lou Pogoda <lpogoda@HOME.NOSPAM.COM>
Organization: @Home Network
Subject:      Re: Extra blank lines when downloading .SAS file

Ok, I'm using IE instead of Netscape, and SAS is not on this machin. When I save to a file, everythings looks OK, no extra blank lines. OTH, IE is forcing me to save as either an HTML or TXT file - have the last three characters be SAS is apparently not an option.

Tom Frenkel wrote in message ... >To SAS-L: > >I'm teaching a SAS class, and I've set up a website from which my students >can download a SAS file (with a .SAS extension) consisting of source code. >However, I find that when I download this file (using "File -- Save As" in >Netscape), the resulting file on my hard drive has an extra blank line >inserted after each line! In looking at the hex representation, I see >that '0D 0A' has been replaced with '0D 0D 0A'. Can anyone tell me why >this extra carriage return (if that's what this is) is being inserted? And >what is happening has something to do with the .SAS extension, because >when I do the same download procedure, saving this file as a .TXT file, >this does *not* happen. > >If you want to try downloading this file yourself, the URL is: > > http://pages.nyu.edu/~taf2/newvars.sas > >Oh, in case it helps: I don't think that my Windows NT system has had the >.SAS extension defined to it as being a SAS source file. But would it >make a difference how Windows treats the file extension? Thanks, > > --Tom > >Tom Frenkel >Assoc. Research Scientist >Center for Health & Public Service Research >New York University >taf2@is8.nyu.edu


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