Date: Thu, 30 Dec 1999 19:47:46 -0800
Reply-To: Jay Zhou <zhou_jay@YAHOO.COM>
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From: Jay Zhou <zhou_jay@YAHOO.COM>
Subject: Re: Help on deleting an external text file
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Yes, I used %let workdir=%sysfunc(pathname(work))
which surely resolved to the full path.
However, I was able to use %let
rc=%sysfunc(fdelete(fileref)) statement to work
--- HERMANS1 <HERMANS1@WESTAT.COM> wrote:
> Does &workdir\test.txt resolve to the full path
> to the file? SAS may
> have a different default path. Sig
> ______________________________ Reply Separator
> Subject: Help on deleting an external text file
> Author: James Zhou <jameszhou@HOTMAIL.COM> at
> Date: 12/30/1999 1:43 PM
> Dear SAS Users:
> I have tried the following code with noxwait option
> and was unable to delete
> the file.
> options noxwait;
> ... more SAS code;
> x "del &workdir\test.txt";
> Run with PC SAS 6.12 (TS060) under NT.
> Any input?
> Thanks. Happy New Year!
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