SAS 9.2 Language Reference Dictionary Second Edition Updated
Original Publication Date: 2009-Dec-31
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P A R T 1 Dictionary of Language Elements 1
4 Introduction to the SAS 9.2 Language Reference: Dictionary 3 The SAS Language Reference: Dictionary 3
Syntax Conventions for the SAS Language 4
4 SAS Data Set Options 9
Definition of Data Set Options 10
Using Data Set Options 10
Data Set Options by Category 12
Data Set Options Documented in Other SAS Publications 71
4 Formats 81
Definition of Formats 84
Using Formats 85
Byte Ordering for Integer Binary Data on Big Endian and Little Endian Platforms 88
Data Conversions and Encodings 89
Working with Packed Decimal and Zoned Decimal Data 90
Working with Dates and Times Using the ISO 8601 Basic and Extended Notations 94
Formats by Category 99
Formats Documented in Other SAS Publications 277
4 Functions and CALL Routines 287
Definitions of Functions and CALL Routines 297
Using Functions and CALL Routines 299
Function Compatibility with SBCS, DBCS, and MBCS Character Sets 304
Using Random-Number Functi...