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SAS 9.2 SQL Query Window User's Guide

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Original Publication Date: 2009-Dec-31
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Document File: 108 page(s) / 3M

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SAS® 9.2 SQL Query Window

User's Guide

SAS® Documentation



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2009. SAS ® 9.2 SQL Query Window User's Guide. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS® 9.2 SQL Query Window User's Guide

Copyright © 2009, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA


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4 An Overview of the SQL Query Window 1

Introduction 1

Invoking the SQL Query Window 2

Query Window Menus 3

Chapter 2

4 Examples 9

Setting Up the Environment 10

Performing Simple Queries 14

Sorting Your Output 22

Building Calculated Columns 25

Building and Adding Tables 29

Joining Matching Data 30

Saving Queries 32

Using Parentheses and Other Operators 35

Designing and Saving a Report 37

Creating Summary Reports 43

Counting and Grouping Data Automatically 45

Summarizing Groups of Data 50

Subsetting Groups of Data with the HAVING Condition 54

Using the Automatic Lookup Feature 56

Creating and Using Outer Joins 64

Chapter 3

      4 Customizing Your Session and Using Advanced Features 69 Setting Your Profile 69

Switching to Another Profile 77

Handling Missing Values 78

Defining a Format Outside the SQL Query Window 78

Changing Access Modes 81

Using SAS Data Sets to Store System Tables Information 84

Handling Embedded Blanks in Column Names 84

Including Saved Queries 85

Appendix 1

       4 Recommended Reading 87 Recommended Reading 87

Glossary 89

Index 93

Contents

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