make password protect .xls file

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make password protect .xls file

Hi All,

Pl let me know how to password protect/readonly the .xls file using SAS.
I want to created read only file when I exporting the dataset to .xls file.

Thanks in advance.
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Re: make password protect .xls file

With PROC EXPORT, check the available SAS "data-set-options" specifications in the documentation.

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Re: make password protect .xls file

Thanks for your suggestion.

I also want to create read only .xls file. I have got the information for how to create password pretect files.

Thanks

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Re: make password protect .xls file

Hi Ravi,

Read this link, it would be helpful for you !!!

http://support.sas.com/kb/31/328.html

Thanks,
Sudha
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