Surety is performing system maintenance this weekend. Electronic date stamps on new Prior Art Database disclosures may be delayed.
Browse Prior Art Database

Base SAS 9.1.3 Procedures Guide Second Edition

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243239D
Original Publication Date: 2006-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-18

Publishing Venue

SAS Institute Inc.

This text was extracted from a PDF file.
This is the abbreviated version, containing approximately 1% of the total text.

Page 01 of 1906

Base SAS®9.1.3 Procedures Guide

Second Edition

Page 02 of 1906

The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2006. Base SAS® 9.1.3 Procedures Guide, Second Edition.Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

Base SAS® 9.1.3 Procedures Guide, Second Edition

Copyright © 2006, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA

ISBN 978-1-59047-754-0

ISBN 1-59047-995-5 (e-book)

All rights reserved. Produced in the United States of America.

For a hard-copy book: No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher, SAS Institute Inc.

For a Web download or e-book: Your use of this publication shall be governed by the terms established by the vendor at the time you acquire this publication.

U.S. Government Restricted Rights Notice: Use, duplication, or disclosure of this software and related documentation by the U.S. government is subject to the Agreement with SAS Institute and the restrictions set forth in FAR 52.227-19, Commercial Computer Software-Restricted Rights (June 1987).

SAS Institute Inc., SAS Campus Drive, Cary, North Carolina 27513.

February 2007

SAS® Publishing provides a complete selection of books and electronic products to help customers use SAS software to its fullest potential. For more information about our e-books, e-learning products, CDs, and hard-copy books, visit the SAS Publishing Web site at support.sas.com/pubs or call 1-800-727-3228.

SAS® and all other SAS Institute Inc. product or service names are registered trademarks or trademarks of SAS Institute Inc. in the USA and other countries. ® indicates USA registration.

Other brand and product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective companies.

Page 03 of 1906

P A R T 1 Concepts 1

Chapter 1

4 Choosing the Right Procedure 3

Functional Categories of Base SAS Procedures 3 Report-Writing Procedures 4
Statistical Procedures 6
Utility Procedures 7
Brief Descriptions of Base SAS Procedures 10

Chapter 2

      4 Fundamental Concepts for Using Base SAS Procedures 15 Language Concepts 16

Procedure Concepts 19

Output Delivery System 32

Chapter 3

      4 Statements with the Same Function in Multiple Procedures 59 Overview 59

Statements 60


P A R T 2 Procedures 73

Chapter 4

4 The APPEND Procedure 77

Overview: APPEND Procedure 77

Syntax: APPEND Procedure 77

Chapter 5

4 The CALENDAR Procedure 79

Overview: CALENDAR Procedure 81

Syntax: CALENDAR Procedure 86

Concepts: CALENDAR Procedure 104

Results: CALENDAR Procedure 114

Examples: CALENDAR Procedure 116

Chapter 6

4 The CATALOG Procedure 155

Overview: CATALOG Procedure 155

Syntax: CATALOG Procedure 156

Concepts: CATALOG Procedure 167

Results: CATALOG Procedure 171

Examples: CATALOG Procedure 171

Chapter 7

4 The CHART Procedure 179

What's New xi

Overview xi

Details xii

Page 04 of 1906

Overview: CHART Procedure 179