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SAS-ACCESS®9 for R-3 User's Guide Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243244D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-18

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SAS Institute Inc.

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SAS/ACCESS®9 for R/3
User's Guide

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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2002. SAS/ACCESS ® 9 for R/3: User's Guide. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS/ACCESS® 9 for R/3: User's Guide

Copyright © 2002 by SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA

ISBN 1-59047-098-2
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4 How to Use This Book 1

Introduction 1

Audience 1

Structure of This Book 1

Chapter 2

4 Overview 3

Introduction 3

Getting Started with the SAS/ACCESS Interface to R/3 3

Searching R/3 Metadata 5

Exporting R/3 Metadata to SAS/Warehouse Administrator 7

Chapter 3

      4 Accessing and Using R/3 Data 11 Introduction 11

Accessing Data Using Direct Access and ODBC 11

Accessing Data Using the SAS/ACCESS Interface to R/3 11

Chapter 4

      4 Using the SAS/ACCESS Interface to R/3 15 Introduction 16

Using the Logon Utility 16

Using the Local Setup Utility 23

Using the Datamodel Explorer 27

Using the List of R/3 Tables 49

Using the List of Descriptors 50

Using the Search Metadata Utility 53

Performing Batch Operations 55

Chapter 5

4 Using the RFC Server 59

Overview of the RFC Server 59

Using the RFC Server on UNIX 59

Using the RFC Server on Windows NT 60

Using the RFC Macros and Macro Variables 60

Using the R/3 BAPI Connector: Logon Window 73

Appendix 1

       4 Recommended Reading 75 Recommended Reading 75

Glossary 77

Index 81


Chapter 1

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How to Use This Book

Introduction 1 Audience 1
Structure of This Book 1


  SAS/ACCESS® 9 to R/3: User's Guide describes the SAS/ACCESS Interface to R/3 from SAP AG. It provides primary support for the SAS/ACCESS Interface to R/3 Version 9.0.


  This book is intended...