SAS-ACCESS® 9.1 DATA Step Interface to CA-IDMS Reference
Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
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DATA Step Interface to CA-IDMS
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SAS/ACCESS® 9.1 for the DATA Step Interface to CA-IDMS: Reference
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4 Overview of the SAS/ACCESS Interface to CA-IDMS 1
Introduction to SAS/ACCESS DATA Step Interface to CA-IDMS 1
Features of the DATA Step Interface 1
Prerequisites for Using This Document 1
Example Data in The Interface to CA-IDMS Document 2
4 Using the SAS/ACCESS Interface to CA-IDMS 3
Overview of the DATA Step Statement Extensions 4
Creating DATA Step Views 8
The CA-IDMS INFILE Statement 10
Guidelines for Using the CA-IDMS INFILE Statement 14
Specifying DML Function Calls 14
The CA-IDMS INPUT Statement 32
Example: Traversing a Set 37
Example: Using the Trailing @ and the INPUT Statement with No Arguments 41
4 Examples of SAS/ACCESS DATA Step Programs 45
Introduction to Examples of SAS/ACCESS DATA Step Programs 45
Statements Common to All SAS/ACCESS DATA Step Examples 45
Performing an Area Sweep 46
Navigating Multiple Set Relationships 50
Using a SAS Data Set as a Transaction File 57
Using Information in a SAS Data Set to Locate Records 62
Supplying Transaction Information and Navigating Set Occurrences 67
Re-establishing Currency on a Record 71
Using RETURN and GET Across Executions of the DATA Step 77
4 IDMS Essentials 83
Introduction to IDMS Essentials 83
Data Dictionaries and the DDS 83
CA-IDMS Networks and Sets 84...