[R] sas.get problem
charles.dupont at vanderbilt.edu
Wed Apr 11 11:07:39 CEST 2007
John Kane wrote:
> I have 3 SAS files all in the directory F:/sas, two
> data files
> and a format file :
> F is a USB.
> I am trying import them to R using "sas.get".
> I have not used SAS since I was downloading data from
> and having to write JCL. I had forgotten how bizarre
> SAS can be.
> I currently have not even figured out how to load the
> files into SAS but
> they look fine since I can import them with no problem
> into SPSS.
> I am using R2.4.1 under Windows XP
> SAS files were created with SAS 9.x
> They convert easily into SPSS 14
> n the example below I have tried various versions of
> the file names with
> with no luck.
> Can anyone suggest some approach(s) that I might take.
> mydata <- sas.get(library="F:/sas", mem="form.ea1",
> sasprog = '"C:Program Files/SAS/SAS
> Error message (one of several that I have gotten
> while trying various things.)
> The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax
> is incorrect.
> Error in sas.get(library = "F:/sas", mem = "form.ea1",
> format.library = "sas.fmts.sas7bdat", :
> SAS job failed with status 1
> In addition: Warning messages:
> 1: sas.fmts.sas7bdat/formats.sc? or formats.sas7bcat
> not found. Formatting ignored.
> in: sas.get(library = "F:/sas", mem = "form.ea1",
> format.library = "sas.fmts.sas7bdat",
> 2: 'cmd' execution failed with error code 1 in:
> shell(cmd, wait = TRUE, intern = output)
sasprog = '"C:Program Files/SAS/SAS9.1/sas.exe"
sasprog = '"C:/Program Files/SAS/SAS9.1/sas.exe"
Charles Dupont Computer System Analyst School of Medicine
Department of Biostatistics Vanderbilt University
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