lookup.xport {foreign}R Documentation

Lookup Information on a SAS XPORT Format Library

Description

Scans a file as a SAS XPORT format library and returns a list containing information about the SAS library.

Usage

lookup.xport(file)

Arguments

file

character variable with the name of the file to read. The file must be in SAS XPORT format.

Value

A list with one component for each dataset in the XPORT format library.

Author(s)

Saikat DebRoy

References

SAS Technical Support document TS-140: “The Record Layout of a Data Set in SAS Transport (XPORT) Format” available as https://support.sas.com/techsup/technote/ts140.pdf.

See Also

read.xport

Examples

## Not run: ## no XPORT file is installed.
lookup.xport("test.xpt")

## End(Not run)

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