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shortcut to a folder

is there a way to create a shortcut so that when I open SAS it will default to a folder of my choice rather than the 9.2 subdirectory on my C drive?

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shortcut to a folder

Would setting the sasinitialfolder system option suffice?  Take a look at: http://support.sas.com/documentation/cdl/en/hostwin/63285/HTML/default/viewer.htm#win-sysop-sasiniti...

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shortcut to a folder

This was all I could think of based on the vague question too...

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shortcut to a folder

what other information do you want?  When  I click File > Open I want another folder to appear....not the 9.2 subdirectory

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I believe that is precisely what sasinitialfolder accomplishes

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Yes, that is the exact purpose of the option, another page for good reference:

http://support.sas.com/documentation/cdl/en/hostwin/63285/HTML/default/viewer.htm#sassession.htm#cha...

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