the dialog box displays all files in the current folder that have .TEXT as their file
extension, and the dialog box adds *.text, *.Bob's work, and *.**XX to the Files of
type: combo box.
When you are using the DLGSAVE command in the DM statement, do not use single
quotation marks as part of a LONGFILTER argument. The DM statement requires
single quotation marks around the command that it submits. A single quotation mark
in a LONGFILTER argument indicates to the DM statement the end of the
FILTER='filters' specifies one or more file filters to use as search criteria for
displaying files in the Open dialog box. The first filter in the argument list is the
default filter and is used as the search criteria. All of the filters in the argument list
are added to the list of filters in the Files of type: combo box. To search for
additional file types, you would select another filter from the Files of type: combo
box. You must enclose the filter list in quotation marks. Separate multiple lists with a
space. For example, if you specify
dlgsave filter='*.bak *.txt'
the dialog box displays all files in the current folder that have a .bak file extension,
and the dialog box adds both *.BAK and *.TXT to the Files of type: combo box.
The difference between LONGFILTER=“filters” and FILTER='filters' is that
with LONGFILTER=“filters” you can use spaces and quotation marks in the
filters, where in FILTER='filters' you cannot use spaces and quotation marks.
replaces the filter list with the specified filters instead of concatenating the list with
the default filters. This option is valid only when you specify the LONGFILTER= or
FILTER= arguments as well. For example, the command
dlgsave longfilter="*.txt" replace
loads the Files of type: combo box with only the *.TXT specification (instead of the
default file types).
invokes the Export dialog box, allowing you to export graphics files from your SAS
session. For more information about the Export dialog box, see “Exporting Graphics
for Use with Other Applications” on page 197.
does not prompt the user to replace or append an existing file.
verifies whether the active window contains a File menu with a Save item. If it does,
the Save As dialog box invokes the Save item instead of the default FILE command.
The VERIFY argument is not valid when specified with ALTCMD or EXPORT.
specifies the command to be applied to the file that is selected from the Save As
dialog box. For example, the command
sets the file selected from the Save As dialog box as the current print file. The FILE
command is the default command.
DLGSAVE Command: Windows