SAS 9.2 National Language Support (NLS) Reference Guide
Original Publication Date: 2009-Dec-31
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P A R T 1 NLS Concepts 1
4 National Language Support (NLS) 3
Overview to National Language Support 3 Definition of Localization and Internationalization 4
4 Locale for NLS 5
Overview of Locale Concepts for NLS 5 Specifying a Locale 6
4 Encoding for NLS 9
Overview: Encoding for NLS 9
Difference between Encoding and Transcoding 12
Character Sets for Encoding in NLS 12
Common Encoding Methods 12
Standards Organizations for NLS Encodings 15
Code Point Discrepancies among EBCDIC Encodings 15
Collating Sequence 16
Determining the Encoding of a SAS Session and a Data Set 20
Default SAS Session Encoding 21
Setting the Encoding of a SAS Session 22
Encoding Behavior in a SAS Session 24
4 Transcoding for NLS 27
Overview to Transcoding 27
Common Reasons for Transcoding 27
Transcoding and Translation Tables 28
SAS Options That Transcode SAS Data 29
Transcoding between Operating Environments 29
What's New vii
Documentation Enhancements vii
Internationalization Compatibility for SAS...