SAS 9.1 Companion for Windows
Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-17
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SAS® 9.1 Companion for Windows
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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. SAS® 9.1 Companion for Windows.Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.
SAS® 9.1 Companion for Windows
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P A R T 1 Running SAS under Windows 1
Chapter 1 Getting Started 3
SAS: Exploiting the Power of Windows 4
Starting SAS 6
Files Used by SAS 12
Submitting SAS Code 23
Interrupting Your SAS Session 25
Running Windows or MS-DOS Commands from within SAS 25
Terminating a SAS Process 28
Ending Your SAS Session 29
Chapter 2 Interacting with SAS under Windows 31
Overview of the SAS Interface 33
Working within Your SAS Session 35
Customizing Your SAS Session 56
Accessing Online Help and Documentation 72
Accessibility Features in SAS under Windows 74
Chapter 3 Using the SAS Editors 81
Using the Enhanced Editor 82
Using the Program Editor 108
Chapter 4 Using SAS Files 117
Introduction to SAS Files 118
Multiple Engine Architecture 122
Using Data Libraries 125
Accessing SAS Files from Multiple SAS Sessions 135
Using SAS Files from Other Versions with SAS 9.1 for Windows 136
Using SAS 9.1 Files with Previous Releases 140
Using Remote Host SAS Files in SAS 9.1 140
Reading BMDP, OSIRIS and SPSS Files 140
Transferring SAS Files between Operating Environments 143
Accessing Database Files with SAS/ACCESS Software 143
What's New ix
Basic Operation of SAS ix
Enhanced Editor xi
Graphical User Interface xi
SAS Language Elements xii
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Using the SAS ODBC Driver to Access SAS Data from Other Applications 143
Chapter 5 Using External Files 145...