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how to save a table, sas9.2

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how to save a table, sas9.2

HI, I am downloading tables, extension .sas7bdat, when I save them to the work folder in libraries they are not there when I close sas and reopen it.  Downloading tables from: 

any help is appreciated.  Thanks.

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Re: how to save a table, sas9.2

first save to a directory, for example to c:\temp

then create a library in sas :

libname test "c:\temp";

proc print data=test.your_dataset_name;


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how to save a table, sas9.2

Linlin already answered your question.  Files in one's work directory, by definition, are only meant to be temporary during one's session.

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