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Getting Started with SAS-ASSIST® 9.1

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
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Document File: 204 page(s) / 5M

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Getting Started with

SAS/ASSIST® 9.1



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. Getting Started with SAS/ASSIST ® 9.1. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

Getting Started with SAS/ASSIST® 9.1

Copyright © 2004, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA


ISBN 1-59047-205-5
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4 Introducing SAS and SAS/ASSIST Software 1

What is SAS? 1


SAS/ASSIST Software 2
The SAS/ASSIST WorkPlace Environment 3 Conventions Used in This Document 6 Quick Start 7

Chapter 2

      4 Familiarizing Yourself with SAS and SAS/ASSIST Software 11 Overview of Familiarizing Yourself with SAS and SAS/ASSIST Software 11

The SAS User Interface 12

The SAS/ASSIST User Interface 17

Chapter 3

4 Report Writing 31

Overview of Report Writing 31

Producing a Listing Report 32

Producing a Tabular Report 41

Producing a Frequency Report 45

Chapter 4

4 Graphics 49

Overview of Graphics 49

Producing a Bar Chart 50

Producing a Pie Chart 53

Producing a Plot 56

Producing a Map 59

Chapter 5

4 Saving and Using Task Window Selections 63

Overview of Saving and Using Task Window Selections 63

Task Window Selections 63

Setting Up and Using a Private Menu 67

Chapter 6

4 Using the Result Manager 71

Overview of the Result Manager 71

Accessing the Result Manager Window 71

Organizing the Entries in the Result Manager Window 72

Using Commands to Manipulate Entries 73

Exiting the Result Manager 73

Chapter 7

4 Editing and Browsing Data 75

Overview of Editing and Browsing Data 75

Editing Dat...