Re: [R] Help with sas.get

From: Wensui Liu <>
Date: Wed 03 Aug 2005 - 06:32:24 EST


My understanding about sas.get is that it actually runs SAS in the backend, output the SAS data, and then import it into R again.

It might be better to convert SAS to csv format and read it into R.

On 8/2/05, Jorge Sirgo <> wrote:
> I am running R 2.0.1 on Windows trying to import a SAS dataset into R
> using sas.get.
> It is a small SAS dataset, but when I write the command, the SAS window
> opens but never appears to complete. Am I doing something wrong?
> Here is an example of my command:
> temp <- sas.get("J:/blah","name")
> Jorge
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WenSui Liu, MS MA
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Division of Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness
Cincinnati Children Hospital Medical Center

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