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 ...
>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:
>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,
>Assoc. Research Scientist
>Center for Health & Public Service Research
>New York University