Saving Proc format to autoload

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Saving Proc format to autoload

Hello, 

 

i've created new format using proc format in stored process i want this format to autoload and the stored process to read like sas formats 

stored permenant because it takes 2 seconds every time the stored process called to load this format 

 

 

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Re: Saving Proc format to autoload

Posted in reply to Amahareek

Do you man that you don't want to have to run the Proc Format every time the Stored Process runs?

 

If so save the generated format with the LIBRARY= option http://documentation.sas.com/?docsetId=proc&docsetTarget=n1c16dxnndwfzyn14o1kb8a4312m.htm&docsetVers...

 

Then use the OPTIONS FMTSEARCH statement to tell SAS where to look for that format http://documentation.sas.com/?docsetId=lesysoptsref&docsetTarget=p1fvn6rwmpf1njn1whkud1hmsc97.htm&do...

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Re: Saving Proc format to autoload

Posted in reply to ChrisBrooks

thanks a lot Chris 

 

I've found this before please proivde example with code 

 

thanks again

 

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