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SAS®9 Companion for Microsoft Windows Disclosure Number: IPCOM000244068D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Nov-09
Document File: 642 page(s) / 4M

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SAS Institute Inc.

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Companion for Microsoft Windows

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

SAS® 9 Companion for Microsoft Windows

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

ISBN 1-58025-936-7
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P A R T 1 Running SAS under Windows 1

Chapter 1

4 Getting Started 3

The SAS System: Exploiting the Power of Microsoft Windows 4 Starting SAS 6
Files Used by SAS 12

Submitting SAS Code 21

Interrupting Your SAS Session 24

Running Windows Commands from within SAS 24

Ending Your Interactive SAS Session 27

Chapter 2

      4 Interacting with the SAS System under Windows 29 Overview of the SAS System Interface 31

Working within Your SAS Session 33

Customizing Your SAS Session 54

Accessing Online Help and Documentation 69

Accessibility Features in SAS under Windows 71

Chapter 3

4 Using the SAS Editors 79

Using the Enhanced Editor 80

Using the Program Editor 106

Chapter 4

4 Using SAS Files 115

Introduction to SAS Files 116

Multiple Engine Architecture 120

Using Data Libraries 123

Accessing SAS Files from Multiple SAS Sessions 133

Using SAS Files from Other Versions with Version 9 for Windows 133

Using Version 9 SAS Files with Previous Releases 138

Using Version 5 and Other Remote H...