SAS Reading

READ-SAS-FMTS    (Y/N)

Read value labels

 

READ-FMT-NAME    (%ipath%/formats.sas7bcat )     

Name of SAS value label catalog or data file

(See below **)

UDF-CAT-MEMBER    (FORMATS)

Name of the catalog in the CPORT file to be used for reading formats

(See below **)

 

UDF-DAT-MEMBER    (SAS_FMTS)

Name of the dataset in a CPORT or Transport file to be used for reading formats

(See below **)

 

CAT-ABSENCE-OK    (Y/N)

Continue processing if no format file is found

 

CAT-ERROR-OK     (Y/N)

Ignore errors in processing SAS catalog

 

** The various choices for reading SAS value labels are discussed in the section SAS Value Label Options.  The following SET command sequences correspond to these choices.

 

 

Do not read formats

SET READ-SAS-FMTS   N

 

Read directly from a catalog file

SET READ-SAS-FMTS  Y

SET READ-FMT-NAME filename.sas7bcat    (the extension indicates a catalog file)

 

Read from a catalog in a CPORT library

SET READ-SAS-FMTS  Y

SET READ-FMT-NAME filename.stc

(the extension indicates a CPORT library)

SET UDF-CAT-MEMBER catalogname

 

 

Read from a SAS datafile 

SET READ-SAS-FMTS  Y

SET READ-FMT-NAME filename.sas7bdat

(the extension indicates a data file)

 

Read from a dataset in a CPORT library

SET READ-SAS-FMTS  Y

SET READ-FMT-NAME filename.stc

(the extension indicates a CPORT library)

SET UDF-DAT-MEMBER datasetname

 

Read from a SAS Transport file 

SET READ-SAS-FMTS Y

SET READ-FMT-NAME filename.tpt

(the extension indicates a Transport file)

SET UDF-DAT-MEMBER datasetname

 

 

READ-SAS-EXT-ATTR (Y/N)

Read Extended Attributes

 

READ-EXT-ATTR-NAME (filename and path/%ipath%/%iname%.sas7bxat)

Filename for SAS external attributes