05-22-2018 08:07 AM
?? SAS Macros are not Excel macros. So no, there is no SAS Macro to find something from another application. You perhaps want to consult an Excel forum, e.g.
Then save that refresh date in the date so you can read it in.
05-22-2018 08:14 AM
05-22-2018 08:26 AM
Use the right tool (Maxim 14), which is VBA, the dedicated programming environment for MS Office. I don't know if SAS could retrieve that date in any way through dictionary.tables when a library is assigned to the Excel workbook.
05-22-2018 08:27 AM
I am afraid I don't use that. What I would say is that is just a tool to pull data from a dataset, so its how that pull is done, and recording the datetime of that, e.g:
It would need to be stored in the datafile to be accessible, wouldn't think there is a property for that, but as I say I don't use.