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SAS-ACCESS® 9.1 Interface to PC Files Reference

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Nov-09
Document File: 280 page(s) / 2M

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SAS/ACCESS® 9.1

Interface to PC Files

Reference



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. SAS/ACCESS ® 9.1 Interface to PC Files: Reference. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS/ACCESS® 9.1 Interface to PC Files: Reference

Copyright © 2004, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA


ISBN 1-59047-221-7
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P A R T 1 Accessing PC Files 1
Chapter 1

      4 Overview of the SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files 3 Methods for Accessing PC Files Data 3

Using This Document 4


Sample Data in This Document 4

Chapter 2

      4 The LIBNAME Statement for PC Files on Windows 5 Overview of the LIBNAME Statement for PC Files on Windows 5 Assigning a Libref Interactively 6
LIBNAME Options for PC Files on Windows 11

Data Set Options for PC Files on Windows 17

Chapter 3

      4 The Pass-Through Facility for PC Files on Windows 35 Overview of the Pass-Through Facility for PC Files 35

Syntax for the Pass-Through Facility for PC Files 36

Special Jet Queries 45

Special Jet Commands 47

Chapter 4

      4 The Import/Export Wizard and Procedures 49 Import/Export Overview for PC Files 49

Import/Export Wizard 50

IMPORT and EXPORT Procedures 54

Chapter 5

4 The DBF and DIF Procedures 59

Introduction to the DBF and DIF Procedures 59

Chapter 6

      4 The ACCESS Procedure for PC Files 65 Overview of the ACCESS Procedure for PC Files 65

SAS/ACCESS Descriptors for PC Files 67

SAS Passwords for Descriptors 68

Performance and Efficient View Descriptors for PC Files 70

ACCESS Procedure Syntax 71

Chapter 7

      4 The DBLOAD Procedure for PC Files 91 Overview of the DBLOAD Procedure for PC Files 91

DBLOAD Procedure Naming Conventions 92

DBLOAD Procedure Syntax 92

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