SAS-GIS® 9.1 Spatial Data and Procedural Guide
Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
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Spatial Data and Procedure Guide
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SAS/GIS® 9.1: Spatial Data and Procedure Guide
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4 Overview of SAS/GIS Software 3
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 3 Features of SAS Software 4
Data in SAS/GIS Applications 5
Using the SAS/GIS Interface 10
Accessing the SAS/GIS Tutorial 12
4 Preparing Spatial Data 13
Assessing Your Spatial Data Needs 13
Examples of Common Spatial Data Tasks 14
Changing the Default Characteristics of a Map 17
Linking the Attribute Data to the Spatial Data 20
Saving the Map Characteristics 21
4 Importing Spatial Data 23
Overview of Importing Spatial Data 23
The GIS Spatial Data Importing Window 24
Common Importing Procedures 27
Importing ARC/INFO Data 28
Importing DLG Data 29
Importing DXF Data 29
Importing Dynamap Data 30
Importing MapInfo Data 31
Importing SAS/GRAPH Map Data Sets 32
Importing TIGER Data 32
Importing Generic Spatial Data 34
Defining Composites in Imported Data 36
Defining Layers in Imported Data 38
The SASHELP.GISIMP Data Set 40
Building Census Tract Maps 41
4 Batch Importing 45
Overview of Batch Importing 45
Implementation of the Batch Import Process 46
Examples of Batch Importing 50
File Reference Table for Batch Importing 53
Hints and Tips for Batch Importing 53
4 Working with Spatial Data 57 SAS Data Sets 57
P A R T 1 Usage and Reference 1
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