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Anyone knows a function to return the creation datetime of an enternal file

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Anyone knows a function to return the creation datetime of an enternal file

Anyone knows a function to return the creation datetime of an enternal file?

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Re: Anyone knows a function to return the creation datetime of an enternal

That depends on the operating system and version of SAS you're using. On Windows, in SAS 9.2, the finfo function returns that information. In 9.1.3 it does not. Check the companion guide for the O/S and SAS version you're using.
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Re: Anyone knows a function to return the creation datetime of an enternal file

Try:

/*
T - Controls which time field displayed or used for sorting timefield
C - Creation
A - Last Access
W - Last Written
*/
SYSTASK COMMAND "dir C:\TEMP\*.* /tc > C:\input_list.txt" TASKNAME = sas1 ;
WAITFOR _ALL_ sas1 TIMEOUT = 1;

then import input_list.txt a find your file.

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