SAS 9.1 Language Reference Dictionary
Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. SAS® 9.1 Language Reference: Dictionary, Volumes 1, 2, and 3.Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.
SAS® 9.1 Language Reference: Dictionary, Volumes 1, 2, and 3
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P A R T 1 Dictionary of Language Elements 1
4 Introduction to the SAS 9.1 Language Reference: Dictionary 3 The SAS Language Reference: Dictionary 3
4 SAS Data Set Options 5
Definition of Data Set Options 6 Syntax 6
Using Data Set Options 6
Data Set Options by Category 7 Dictionary 9
4 Formats 67
Definition of Formats 71
Using Formats 72
Byte Ordering for Integer Binary Data on Big Endian and Little Endian Platforms 75
Data Conversions and Encodings 77
Working with Packed Decimal and Zoned Decimal Data 77
Formats by Category 81
4 Functions and CALL Routines 243
Definitions of Functions and CALL Routines 252
Using Functions 255
Using Random-Number Functions and CALL Routines 257
Pattern Matching Using SAS Regular Expressions (RX) and Perl Regular Expressions (PRX) 260
Base SAS Functions for Web Applications 270
Functions and CALL Routines by Category 270
4 Informats 927
Definition of Informats 930
Using Informats 931
What's New vii
SAS System Features viii
SAS Language Elements x
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Byte Ordering for Integer Binary Data on Big Endian and Little Endian Platforms 933
Working with Packed Decimal and Zoned Decimal Data 935
Informats by Category 9...