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Base SAS 9.2 Guide to Information Maps

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Original Publication Date: 2009-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-18
Document File: 132 page(s) / 2M

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Base SAS® 9.2

Guide to Information Maps

SAS® Documentation



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2009. Base SAS ® 9.2 Guide to Information Maps. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

Base SAS® 9.2 Guide to Information Maps

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What's New v


Overview v
INFOMAPS Procedure v
SAS Information Maps LIBNAME Engine vii

Chapter 1

4 Overview of SAS Information Maps 1


What Is a SAS Information Map? 1
Why Are SAS Information Maps Important? 2
Where Can SAS Information Maps Be Used? 3
Accessibility Features of the INFOMAPS Procedure and the SAS Information Maps LIBNAME Engine 3

Chapter 2

4 The INFOMAPS Procedure 5

Overview: INFOMAPS Procedure 5
Syntax: INFOMAPS Procedure 6
Examples: INFOMAPS Procedure 57

Chapter 3

4 Using the SAS Information Maps LIBNAME Engine 63

What Does the Information Maps Engine Do? 63 Understanding How the Information Maps Engine Works 63 Advantages of Using the Information Maps Engine 67
What Is Required to Use the Information Maps Engine? 67
What Is Supported? 67

Chapter 4

4 LIBNAME Statement for the Information Maps Engine 69

Using the LIBNAME Statement 69
LIBNAME Statement Syntax 69

Chapter 5

      4 SAS Data Set Options for the Information Maps Engine 75 Using Data Set Options 75

Chapter 6

4 Examples of Using the Information Maps Engine 81


Example 1: Submitting a LIB...