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SAS 9.2 Companion for Windows

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Original Publication Date: 2009-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-19
Document File: 681 page(s) / 5M

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SAS® 9.2
Companion for Windows

SAS® Documentation



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2009. SAS ® 9.2 Companion for Windows. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS® 9.2 Companion for Windows

Copyright © 2009, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA


ISBN 978-1-59994-793-8
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Contents

P A R T 1 Running SAS under Windows 1

Chapter 1

4 Getting Started 3


SAS: Exploiting the Power of Windows 4
Starting SAS 6
Files Used by SAS 12
Submitting SAS Code 23
Interrupting Your SAS Session 26
Running Windows or MS-DOS Commands from within SAS 26 Terminating a SAS Process 30
Ending Your SAS Session 30

Chapter 2

4 Interacting with SAS under Windows 33

Overview of the SAS Interface 35
Working within Your SAS Session 37
Customizing Your SAS Session 58
Accessing Online Help and Documentation 73 Accessibility Features in SAS under Windows 77

Chapter 3

4 Using the SAS Editors 85

Using the Enhanced Editor 86
Using the Program Editor 111

Chapter 4

4 Using SAS Files 119

Introduction to SAS Files 120
Multi Engine Architecture 124
Using Data Libraries 127

What's New ix


Overview ix
SAS Default Directory Path ix
Word Tip x
Software Migration x
Windows Versions That Are Not Supported x Windows Vista Is Supported x
Running SAS In Batch Mode x
SAS Disk Cleanup Handler Utility x Recovery Information If SAS Does Not Start xi SAS Logging Facility xi
Remote Browsing xi
Reformatting SPSS Files xi
SAS Language Elements xi


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