I'm uing SAS 9.1 and would like to know if a error message can be displayed as popup.Not all users know how to read log messages.If we can show an error message on the screen it will be useful.
One thing that I remember, and that might do the trick, is to pre-process your script with some code that will capture the log, and the post-process with some other that will parse the log and pop a message through the %window macro.
Of course, you should make sure that the erroarabend options is not in order.
another popup, built in to the old sas interface is the dm command [pre] postMessage 'your message'[/pre]
With suitable programming of the windows api you can provide a message pop-up with action buttons.