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Using SAS Studio to open EG projects

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Using SAS Studio to open EG projects

SAS Studio 3.6 introduces an experimental feature that extracts process flows from a SAS Enterprise Guide project file (an EGP file) and converts the process flow to a SAS Studio process flow. Elements that are not supported by SAS Studio are either converted to different node types or are omitted from the process flow. A Conversion Report is provided to explain what happened to the nodes in the conversion process. This is not yet a two-way street in that Studio process flows cannot yet be read into EG and it's marked experimental since we don't yet have all the functionality we'd like to mark it production. This is not enabled by default. To turn it on, set webdms.allowEGPOpen=true in the Studio config.properties file then you can open EGP files from the Studio file navigation. It is on by default in SAS University Edition.


See this techincal paper in the Studio FAQ for the details. We are very much looking for feedback - try it out and let us know what works for you, what doesn't, and what's missing.

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Re: Using SAS Studio to open EG projects

I enabled it , But I still cant open the .egp files ...when i click on .egp file in studio, it gets downloaded but cant see/open a conversion report tab...!



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Re: Using SAS Studio to open EG projects

I have the same situation.  This solution apply too in SAS Studio 3.5?


SAS Employee
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Re: Using SAS Studio to open EG projects

The 3.5 hotfix has the EGP conversion functionality.   If you do have the hotfix or a later version, here are some other ideas to try.


  1. Make sure that you've updated the correct config.properties 
  2. Make sure you've restarted your web server
  3. Perhaps there is a typo in one of the settings 
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