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Base SAS 9.2 Procedures Guide Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243281D
Original Publication Date: 2009-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-18

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SAS Institute Inc.

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Base SAS®9.2 Procedures Guide

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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2009. Base SAS ® 9.2 Procedures Guide. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

Base SAS® 9.2 Procedures Guide

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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 5
Statistical Procedures 6
Base Procedures That Are Enhanced for In-Database Processing 8 Utility Procedures 8
Brief Descriptions of Base SAS Procedures 11

Chapter 2

      4 Fundamental Concepts for Using Base SAS Procedures 17 Language Concepts 17

Procedure Concepts 20

Output Delivery System 33

Chapter 3

      4 Statements with the Same Function in Multiple Procedures 35 Overview 35

Statements 36


P A R T 2 Procedures 49

Chapter 4

4 The APPEND Procedure 53

Overview: APPEND Procedure 53

Syntax: APPEND Procedure 53

Chapter 5

4 The CALENDAR Procedure 55

Overview: CALENDAR Procedure 57

Syntax: CALENDAR Procedure 62

Concepts: CALENDAR Procedure 80

Results: CALENDAR Procedure 90

Examples: CALENDAR Procedure 91

Chapter 6

4 The CALLRFC Procedure 127

Information about the CALLRFC Procedure 127

Chapter 7

4 The CATALOG Procedure 129

Overview: CATALOG Procedure 129

What's New xiii

Overview xiii

New Base SAS Procedures xiv

Enhanced Base SAS Procedures xv

Documentation En...