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SAS® Component Language 9.1 Reference

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-18
Document File: 848 page(s) / 3M

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SAS® Component Language 9.1

Reference



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. SAS ® Component Language 9.1: Reference, Volumes 1 and 2. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS® Component Language 9.1: Reference, Volumes 1 and 2

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


ISBN 1-59047-219-5
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Contents

P A R T 1 SCL Fundamentals 1

Chapter 1 Introduction 3

Introduction to SCL 3


SCL Elements 3
Entering SCL Code 4
Compiling SCL Programs 4
Testing SCL Applications 6
Debugging SCL Programs 6
Saving SCL Programs 6
Optimizing the Performance of SCL Code 6
Using Other SAS Software Features in SCL Programs 7 SCL Compatibility Issues 8

Chapter 2 The Structure of SCL Programs 9

Introduction to SCL Program Structure 9

Using Labeled Sections in SCL Programs 10

Defining Classes in SCL Programs 12

Defining and Using Methods in SCL Programs 13

USECLASS Blocks in SCL Programs 14

Defining Interfaces in SCL Programs 14

Using Macros in SCL Programs 15

Chapter 3 SCL Fundamentals 17

Introduction to SCL Fundamentals 18

SCL Data Types 18

Names in SCL 21

SCL Keywords 22

SCL Variables 22

SCL Constants 26

SCL Operators 28

SCL Expressions 31

SCL Statements 32

SCL Comments 33

SCL Functions 34

SCL CALL Routines 34

Passing Arguments to SCL Functions and CALL Routines 34

Rules for SCL Statements 36

Chapter 4 SCL Arrays 37

Introduction to SCL Arrays 37


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Declaring Arrays in SCL Programs 37

Referencing Array Elements in SCL Programs 38

Initializing the Elements of a Static Array in SCL Programs 39

Creating and Initializing Dynamic Arrays in SCL Programs 40

Resizing Dynamic Arrays in SCL Programs 41

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