Re: ASReml-w to process a pin file

From: Arthur <asremlforum_at_VSNI.CO.UK>
Date: Sun, 9 Aug 2009 13:46:22 +0100

Dear Seyed,

Since you do not give any detail as to the detail of your problem, I can only respond by trying to be more specific.

Let me assume
1) ASreml is installed as c:\Program Files\ASReml2\bin\asreml.exe
2) Your .pin file is called
3) The relevant asreml output files are myasr.asr and myasr.vvp

Then, using ASReml-W, you would select
Run wth Arguments
and write in the in the command options box

-pmyasr xx

It should create output file myasr.pvc

If this doesn't seem to work, close ASReml-W
and open a command window
i.e. <Start> <Run> "CMD" under windows XP

Use the
CD folder
command to move to the folder containing myasr.* and

Type the command

"C:\Program files\ASReml2\bin\asreml.exe" -pmyasr

At least this way you can see
1) whether ASReml is invoked (else pathname is wrong)
2) any error messages.

NB If the pinfilename is the same as the asreml output filename (ignoring the file extension), the command can be written as
"C:\Program files\ASReml2\bin\asreml.exe" -p

NBB In ASReml 3, the .pin file can be processed from within the .as jobfile
using the new VPREDICT command.

I hope this gets you sorted.

Arthur Gilmour

Retired Principal Research Scientist (Biometrics)

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