Object Reference : Object View and Procedure Reference : Link
  
Link
 
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Link object. Series or alpha link used to frequency converted or match merge data from another workfile page.
Once created, links may be used just like the corresponding “Series” or “Alpha” objects.
Link Declaration
link link object declaration.
To declare a link object, enter the keyword link, followed by a name:
link newser
and an optional link specification:
link altser.linkto(c=obs,nacat) indiv::x @src ind1 ind2 @dest ind1 ind2
Link Views
label label information for the link.
Link Procs
clearhist clear the contents of the history attribute .
displayname set display name.
linkto specify link object definition.
olepush push updates to OLE linked objects in open applications .
setattr set the value of an object attribute .
Link Data Members
String values
@attr(“arg”) string containing the value of the arg attribute, where the argument is specified as a quoted string.
@description string containing the description (if available).
@detailedtype string with the object type: “LINK”.
@displayname string containing display name. If the Link object has no display name set, the name is returned.
@first string containing the date or observation number of the first non-missing observation of the Link. In a panel workfile, the first date at which any cross-section has a non-missing observation is returned.
@firstall returns the same as @first, however in a panel workfile, the first date at which all cross-sections have a non-missing observation is returned.
@last string containing the date or observation number of the last non-blank observation of the alpha. In a panel workfile, the last date at which any cross-section has a non-missing observation is returned.
@lastall returns the same as @last, however in a panel workfile, the last date at which all cross-sections have a non-missing observation is returned.
@name string containing the Link’s name.
@remarks string containing the Link’s remarks (if available).
@source string containing the Link’s source (if available).
@type string with the series object type: “SERIES” or “ALPHA”.
@units string containing the Group object’s units description (if available).
@updatetime string representation of the time and date at which the Link was last updated.