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SAS-ACCESS® 9.1 Interface to SYSTEM 2000 Reference Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243262D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-18
Document File: 176 page(s) / 1M

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Interface to SYSTEM 2000®


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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. SAS/ACCESS ® 9.1 Interface to SYSTEM 2000®: Reference. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS/ACCESS® 9.1 Interface to SYSTEM 2000®: Reference

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

ISBN 1-59047-169-5
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4 The SAS/ACCESS Interface to SYSTEM 2000 3

Overview of the SAS/ACCESS Interface to SYSTEM 2000 3 Example Data in This Document 4

Chapter 2

4 SYSTEM 2000 Software 5

Overview of SYSTEM 2000 5
SYSTEM 2000 Databases 6
SYSTEM 2000 Item Types 11

SYSTEM 2000 Indexing 13

Selecting a Subset of Data 13

Sorting Output 14

SYSTEM 2000 Passwords 14

SYSTEM 2000 Execution Environments 15

SYSTEM 2000 Database Files 15

Chapter 3

4 SAS/ACCESS Descriptor Files 17

Overview of SAS/ACCESS Descriptor Files 17

Defining SAS/ACCESS Descriptor Files 17

Creating Descriptor Files 18

Chapter 4

      4 SYSTEM 2000 Data in SAS Programs 21 Using SYSTEM 2000 Data in SAS 21

Reviewing Variables 21

Printing Data 22

Charting Data 23

Calculating Statistics 24

Selecting and Combining Data with the SQL Procedure 27

Updating SAS Data Files with SYSTEM 2000 Data 32

Performance Considerations 35

Chapter 5

4 Browsing and Updating SYSTEM 2000 Data 37

Browsing and Updating SYSTEM 2000 Data Directly from SAS 37

Browsing and Updating with SAS/FSP 38

Browsing and Updating with the SQL Procedure 44

Appending Data with the APPEND Procedure 47

Browsing and Updating with the QUEST Procedure 51

Chapter 6

      4 Creating and Loading SYSTEM 2000 Databases 55 DBLOAD Procedure in SAS and SYSTEM 2000 55

Creating a SYSTEM 2000 Database 56