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SAS® 9.1 SQL Query Window User's Guide

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
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Document File: 108 page(s) / 2M

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SAS® 9.1

SQL Query Window

User's Guide

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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. SAS ® 9.1 SQL Query Window User's Guide. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS® 9.1 SQL Query Window User's Guide

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

ISBN 1-59047-209-8
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4 An Overview of the SQL Query Window 1

Introduction 1

Invoking the SQL Query Window 2

Query Window Menus 3

Chapter 2

4 Examples 9

Setting Up the Environment 10

Performing Simple Queries 14

Sorting Your Output 22

Building Calculated Columns 25

Building and Adding Tables 29

Joining Matching Data 30

Saving Queries 32

Using Parentheses and Other Operators 36

Designing and Saving a Report 38

Creating Summary Reports 45

Counting and Grouping Data Automatically 47

Summarizing Groups of Data 52

Subsetting Groups of Data with the HAVING Condition 56

Using the Automatic Lookup Feature 58

Creating and Using Outer Joins 66

Chapter 3

      4 Customizing Your Session and Using Advanced Features 73 Setting Your Profile 73

Switching to Another Profile 82

Handling Missing Values 82

Defining a Format Outside the SQL Query Window 83

Changing Access Modes 85

Using SAS Data Sets to Store System Tables Information 88

Handling Embedded Blanks in Column Names 89

Including Saved Queries 89

Appendix 1

       4 Recommended Reading 93 Recommended Reading 93

Glossary 95

Index 99


Chapter 1

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An Overview of the SQL Query Window

Introduction 1
Invoking the SQL Query Window 2 Query Window Menus 3

File Menu 3

Save Query 3
List/Include Saved Queries 4 Create Table from Query Results 4 Create View of Query 4
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