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SAS® 9 Companion for UNIX Environments Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243280D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-18
Document File: 401 page(s) / 2M

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SAS Institute Inc.

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SAS® 9

Companion for UNIX Environments

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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2002. SAS ® 9 Companion for UNIX Environments. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS® 9 Companion for UNIX Environments

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

ISBN 1-58025-935-9
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P A R T 1 Running the SAS System Under UNIX 1

Chapter 1 Getting Started with SAS Software in UNIX Environments 3

Introduction to SAS Software in UNIX Environments 3

Selecting a Mode of Execution in UNIX Environments 3

Starting SAS Sessions in UNIX Environments 5

X Command Line Options 6

Running SAS on a Remote Host in UNIX Environments 7
Using SAS with the Windowing Environment in UNIX Environments 8

Using SAS in Batch Mode in UNIX Environments 9

Using SAS in Interactive Line Mode in UNIX Environments 10

Interrupting or Terminating Your SAS Session in UNIX Environments 10

Executing Operating System Commands from Your SAS Session 12

Customizing Your SAS Session in UNIX Environments 14

Defining Environment Variables in UNIX Environments 18

Determining the Completion Status of a SAS Job in UNIX Environments 19

Chapter 2 Working in the SAS Windowing Environment 21

Definition of the SAS Windowing Environment 21

Using the Interface in UNIX Environments 21

Using Function Keys in UNIX Environments 22

Selecting (Marking) Text in UNIX Environments 23

Copying or Cutting and Pasting Selected Text in UNIX Environments 25

Using Drag and Drop in UNIX Environments 26

Using the Command Window and the Toolbox in UNIX Environments 26

Opening Files in UNIX Environments 28

Changing Your Working Directory in UNIX Environments 30

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