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by Super User
on ‎01-03-2017 05:37 PM

UNIX shell scripts do not depend on filename extensions, any text file with the execute bit set is a (potential) shell script.

So what's needed is the option to open any file in a text editor window.

by Regular Contributor
on ‎01-03-2017 05:39 PM

Great point, Kurt. Syntax highlighting of bash script commands would be nice, too :-)

by Regular Contributor
on ‎01-04-2017 11:21 AM

I opened a track with SAS Tech Support, since other versions of EG will allow you to edit text files. Looks like this has been fixed in EG 7.13. Another note: the option you need to turn off is Tools > Options > Data > Data General >  un-check "Automatically import data when added to project".

by SAS Employee Casey_SAS
on ‎04-14-2017 06:46 AM
Status changed to: Implemented

In Enterprise Guide 7.13 you can add files to be opened via Tools -> Options-> Results > Viewer >
File extensions to open as text by default" 

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