08-27-2015 08:51 AM
When you run the SAS Deployment Wizard, you must use a hyphen to separate the values of command-line options. Many users copy and paste options from published Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, or Microsoft Outlook files. This often makes the hyphen appear to be correct, but it is not. To learn more, see SAS Usage Note 37418.
11-16-2015 03:50 PM
Yes, the hyphen versus dash issue!
When copying and pasting anything from an Office product one must be very careful as a programmer or system admin. If the text you are copying and pasting has any of these then I'd recommend DON'T DO IT.
quotes (single or double), hyphens, dashes There are probably others.
Office apps automatically change the ASCII character used for these and will cause problems in your code or as command line options as in this example.
Be very, very careful.