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custom format not loading

Hello to whomever can help 

 

please review the following program

proc format lib=SASUSER; 
   value safdesc 0='Average or Above'
                 1='Below Average';
   value sizename 1='Small'
                  2='Medium'
                  3='Large';
   value vstfmt 0='staff only'
                1='physician';
   value spcfmt 1='oncologist'
                2='internal med'
                3='family prac'
                4='pulmonolgist'
                5='other special';
run;

data hosp;
  set sasuser.b_hosp;
  format date mmddyy8.;
  format visit vstfmt.;
  format code specfmt.;
  where code < 4;
run;

it gave me the folloiwng error message.

 

507  data hosp;
508    set sasuser.b_hosp;
509    format date mmddyy8.;
510    format visit vstfmt.;
                    -------
                    48
ERROR 48-59: The format VSTFMT was not found or could not be loaded.

511    format code specfmt.;
                   --------
                   48
ERROR 48-59: The format SPECFMT was not found or could not be loaded.

what am i missing here. Thank you!


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‎02-13-2016 09:22 PM
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Re: custom format not loading

[ Edited ]

The SASUSER library is read only in SAS University Edition, and you cannot save content to this library.

Delete the statment "lib=SASUSER;" or change it to another writable library.

 

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‎02-13-2016 09:22 PM
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Re: custom format not loading

[ Edited ]

The SASUSER library is read only in SAS University Edition, and you cannot save content to this library.

Delete the statment "lib=SASUSER;" or change it to another writable library.

 

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