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SAS 9.2 XML LIBNAME Engine User's Guide Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243208D
Original Publication Date: 2008-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-18
Document File: 140 page(s) / 1M

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SAS® 9.2

XML LIBNAME Engine User's Guide

SAS® Documentation

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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2008. SAS ® 9.2 XML LIBNAME Engine: User's Guide. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS® 9.2 XML LIBNAME Engine: User's Guide

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P A R T 1 Usage 1

Chapter 1

4 Getting Started with the XML Engine 3

What Does the XML Engine Do? 3
Understanding How the XML Engine Works 3
SAS Processing Supported by the XML Engine 5 Transferring an XML Document Across Environments 5 Frequently Asked Questions 6

Chapter 2

4 Exporting XML Documents 7

Understanding How to Export an XML Document 7
Exporting an XML Document for Use by Oracle 7
Exporting an XML Document Containing SAS Dates, Times, and Datetimes 9 Exporting Numeric Values 10
Exporting an XML Document with Separate Metadata 15
Exporting an XML Document in CDISC ODM Markup 18

Chapter 3

4 Importing XML Documents 21

Understanding How to Import an XML Document 21
Importing an XML Document Using the GENERIC Markup Type 21 Importing an XML Document with Numeric Values 23
Importing an XML Document with Non-Escaped Character Data 24 Importing an XML Document Created by Microsoft Access 26
Importing Concatenated XML Documents 29
Importing a CDISC ODM Document 31
Using ISO 8601 SAS Informats and Formats to Import Dates 34
Using ISO 8601 SAS Informats and Formats to Import Time Values with a Time Zone 35