Base SAS Guide to Information Maps
Original Publication Date: 2006-Dec-31
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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
4 The INFOMAPS Procedure 3
Overview: INFOMAPS Procedure 3
Syntax: INFOMAPS Procedure 4
Examples: INFOMAPS Procedure 26
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
4 LIBNAME Statement for the Information Maps Engine 39 Using the LIBNAME Statement 39
LIBNAME Statement Syntax 39
4 SAS Data Set Options for the Information Maps Engine 43 Using Data Set Options 43
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
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