> interesting demo!
> Is there some interaction between unit 15 (ft15f001)
> on TEMP and PARMCARDS?
I need to learn to spell and read the log.
FT15F001 is the default fileref for PARMCARDS
47 proc options option=parmcards value define;
SAS (r) Proprietary Software Release 9.1 TS1M3
Option Value Information For SAS Option PARMCARDS
Option Value: FT15F001
Option Scope: Default
How option value set: Shipped Default
Option Definition Information for SAS Option PARMCARDS
Group Description: SAS library and file location information
Description: Fileref for the PARMCARDS file
Type: The option value is of type CHARACTER
Maximum Number of Characters: 2048
Casing: The option value is retained with original casing.
Quotes: If present during "set", start and end quotes are removed
Parentheses: The option value does not require enclosure within parentheses. If present, the parentheses are
Expansion: Environment variables are not shown in expanded form.
When Can Set: Startup or anytime during the SAS Session
Restricted: Your Site Administrator can restrict modification of this option.
Optsave: Proc Optsave or command Dmoptsave will save this option.
You don't have to use a temp file and if you just use PARMCARDS without defining FT15F001 you will get a file named FT15F001.DAT in the default directory.