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Base SAS Guide to Information Maps

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Original Publication Date: 2006-Dec-31
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Base SAS®

Guide to Information Maps



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2006. Base SAS ® Guide to Information Maps. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

Base SAS® Guide to Information Maps

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4 Overview of SAS Information Maps 1

What Is a SAS Information Map? 1


Why Are SAS Information Maps Important? 2

Chapter 2

4 The INFOMAPS Procedure 3

Overview: INFOMAPS Procedure 3
Syntax: INFOMAPS Procedure 4
Examples: INFOMAPS Procedure 26

Chapter 3

      4 Using the SAS Information Maps LIBNAME Engine 31 What Does the Information Maps Engine Do? 31

Understanding How the Information Maps Engine Works 31

Advantages of Using the Information Maps Engine 35

Operating Systems Supported by the Information Maps Engine 35

What Is Required to Use the Information Maps Engine? 35

What Is Supported? 36

What Metadata Is Used by the Information Maps Engine? 36

Chapter 4

      4 LIBNAME Statement for the Information Maps Engine 39 Using the LIBNAME Statement 39

LIBNAME Statement Syntax 39

Chapter 5

      4 SAS Data Set Options for the Information Maps Engine 43 Using Data Set Options 43

Chapter 6

4 Examples of Using the Information Maps Engine 47

Example 1: Submitting a LIBNAME Statement Using the Defaults 47

Example 2: Submitting a LIBNAME Statement Using All the Statement Options 47

Chapter 7

      4 Best Practices for Using the INFOMAPS Procedure or the Information Maps Engine 49
Best Practices for Using the INFOMAPS Procedure 49

Best Practices for Using the Information Maps Engine 49

Chapter 8

      4 E...