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SAS® 9.1 Companion for UNIX Environments Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243153D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
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Document File: 452 page(s) / 3M

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SAS® 9.1 Companion for UNIX Environments

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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. SAS ® 9.1 Companion for UNIX Environments. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS® 9.1 Companion for UNIX Environments

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

ISBN 1-59047-210-1
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P A R T 1 Running SAS Software Under UNIX 1

Chapter 1 Getting Started with SAS in UNIX Environments 3

Starting SAS Sessions in UNIX Environments 4

Running SAS in a Foreground or Background Process 5 Selecting a Method of Running SAS in UNIX Environments 6

SAS Windowing Environment in UNIX Environments 6

Interactive Line Mode in UNIX Environments 7

Batch Mode in UNIX Environments 8

Running SAS on a Remote Host in UNIX Environments 9

X Command Line Options 11

Executing Operating System Commands from Your SAS Session 13

Customizing Your SAS Registry Files 16

Customizing Your SAS Session Using Configuration and Autoexec Files 16

Customizing Your SAS Session Using System Options 18

Defining Environment Variables in UNIX Environments 21

Determining the Completion Status of a SAS Job in UNIX Environments 22

Interrupting or Terminating Your SAS Session in UNIX Environments 22

Ending a Process That Is Running as a SAS Server 24

Ending a SAS Process on a Relational Database 25

Chapter 2 Working in the SAS Windowing Environment 29

Definition of the SAS Windowing Environment 30

Description of SAS in the X Environment 31

The SAS Session Manager (motifxsassm) in UNIX 33

Displaying Function Key Definitions in UNIX Environments 34

The SAS ToolBox in UNIX Environments 35

Opening Files in UNIX Environments 39

Changing Your W...