Re: [R] Invoking SAS in order to use sas.get

From: Frank E Harrell Jr <f.harrell_at_vanderbilt.edu>
Date: Thu 06 Jul 2006 - 04:27:55 EST

Hamilton, Cody wrote:

> Thanks for your response.  I specified the path to the SAS executable
> 'C:/Program Files/.../sas.exe', using the sasprog option in sas.get()
> and got a similar error message: C:/Program is not recognized as an
> internal or external command.  I would like to apologize in advance if I
> am making a very foolish mistake here . . .

Please read the posting guide, in particular include all the code in question. Best just to fix your system path.

Frank

> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Uwe Ligges [mailto:ligges@statistik.uni-dortmund.de]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2006 13:7 PM
> To: Hamilton, Cody
> Cc: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] Invoking SAS in order to use sas.get
> 
> Hamilton, Cody wrote:
> 

>>Sas.get is a function available from the Hmisc library. I am using
>>Windows (sorry for not mentioning that).
> 
> 
> 
> Same as mentioned in my former mail also applies for sas.get() in Hmisc.
> 
> Uwe Ligges
> 
> 
> 

>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Uwe Ligges [mailto:ligges@statistik.uni-dortmund.de]
>>
>>Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2006 12:35 PM
>>To: Hamilton, Cody
>>Cc: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
>>Subject: Re: [R] Invoking SAS in order to use sas.get
>>
>>Hamilton, Cody wrote:
>>
>>>I am trying to use the sas.get function to bring a SAS dataset into
> 
> R.
> 

>>>After calling the sas.get function I got an error message stating
> 
> that
> 

>>>'sas' is not a recognized internal or external command, etc. I am
>>>guessing that I need to specify the internal command to invoke SAS in
>>>the sasprog option for the sas.get function, but I don't know how to
>>>determine what that command might be. Any thoughts would be
>>>appreciated.
>>>
>>
>>
>>What is sas.get()?
>>If you are talking about read.ssd() in package "foreign", you have to
>>
>>specify the path to the sas executable. If you are on Windows (your
> 
> mail
> 

>>header suggests, but you have not told it), this might begin with
>>
>>"c:/Program files/........." unless you have sas in your PATH already.
>>
>>Uwe Ligges
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