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SAS Procedures under Windows

CIMPORT Procedure: Windows

Restores a transport file created by the CPORT procedure.
Windows specifics: Name and location of transport file
See: CIMPORT Procedure in Base SAS Procedures Guide

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PROC CIMPORT destination=libref| <libref.>member-name <option(s)>;

Note:   This is a simplified version of the CIMPORT procedure syntax. For the complete syntax and its explanation, see the CIMPORT procedure in Base SAS Procedures Guide.  [cautionend]


identifies the file(s) in the transport file as a single SAS data set, single SAS catalog, or multiple members of a SAS library.

libref | <libref.>member-name

specifies the name of the SAS data set, catalog, or library to be created from the transport file.


The CIMPORT procedure imports a transport file that was created (exported) by the CPORT procedure.

Coupled with the CPORT procedure, the CIMPORT procedure enables you to move catalogs and data sets from one operating environment to another.

Note:   PROC CIMPORT processes a file generated by PROC CPORT, not a transport file generated by the XPORT engine.  [cautionend]

Note:   You can use the MIGRATE procedure, beginning with SAS 9.1, to migrate a SAS library from a previous release.  [cautionend]

When you use the CIMPORT procedure under Windows, remember the following:

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