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Base SAS® 9.1 Procedures Guide

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-17

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Base SAS® 9.1 Procedures Guide

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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. Base SAS ® 9.1 Procedures Guide. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

Base SAS® 9.1 Procedures Guide

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ISBN 1-59047-204-7
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P A R T 1 Concepts 1
Chapter 1

4 Choosing the Right Procedure 3

Functional Categories of Base SAS Procedures 3 Report-Writing Procedures 4
Statistical Procedures 6
Utility Procedures 7
Brief Descriptions of Base SAS Procedures 10

Chapter 2

      4 Fundamental Concepts for Using Base SAS Procedures 15 Language Concepts 16

Procedure Concepts 19

Output Delivery System 32

Chapter 3

      4 Statements with the Same Function in Multiple Procedures 57 Overview 57

Statements 58


P A R T 2 Procedures 71

Chapter 4

4 The APPEND Procedure 75

Overview: APPEND Procedure 75

Syntax: APPEND Procedure 75

Chapter 5

4 The CALENDAR Procedure 77

Overview: CALENDAR Procedure 79

Syntax: CALENDAR Procedure 84

Concepts: CALENDAR Procedure 101

Results: CALENDAR Procedure 112

Examples: CALENDAR Procedure 114

Chapter 6

4 The CATALOG Procedure 153

Overview: CATALOG Procedure 153

Syntax: CATALOG Procedure 154

Concepts: CATALOG Procedure 165

Results: CATALOG Procedure 169

Examples: CATALOG Procedure 170

Chapter 7

4 The CHART Procedure 179

What's New xi

Overview xi

Details xi

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Overview: CHART Procedure 179

Syntax: CHART Procedure 184

Concepts: CHART Procedure 197

Results: CHART Procedure 197

Examples: CHART Procedure 198

References 213

Chapter 8

4 The CIMPORT Procedure 215

Overview: CIMPORT Procedure 215

Syntax: CIMPORT Procedure 216

Results: CIMPORT Procedure 221