The Little SAS Book 6.0

March 27, 2020
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The Little SAS Book 6.0

Six editions is a lot! If you had told us, back when we wrote the first edition of The Little SAS Book, that someday we would write a sixth; we would have wondered how we could possibly find that much to say. After all, it is supposed to be The Little SAS Book, isn’t it?...
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How to read a cumulative frequency graph

March 25, 2020
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How to read a cumulative frequency graph

During an outbreak of a disease, such as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the media shows daily graphs that convey the spread of the disease. The following two graphs appear frequently: New cases for each day (or week). This information is usually shown as a...
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Add custom tick marks to a SAS graph

March 23, 2020
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Add custom tick marks to a SAS graph

When you create a graph by using the SGPLOT procedure in SAS, usually the default tick locations are acceptable. Sometimes, however, you might want to specify a set of custom tick values for one or both axes. This article shows three examples: Specify evenly...
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How to debug 5 common SAS® software font issues

March 20, 2020
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How to debug 5 common SAS® software font issues

Martin Mincey of SAS Technical Support shows you how to debug when listing registered SAS fonts, registering new fonts, getting SAS SG procedures to use a new font and more.

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Free e-book: SAS Programming for R Users

March 19, 2020
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Free e-book: SAS Programming for R Users

At SAS Press, we agree with the saying “The best things in life are free.” And one of the best things in life is knowledge. That’s why we offer free e-books to help you learn SAS or improve your skills. In this blog post,...
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Tips and resources for making the most of your SAS experience

March 18, 2020
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Tips and resources for making the most of your SAS experience

Let’s be honest, there is a lot of SAS content available on the web. Sometimes it gets difficult to navigate through everything to find what you need, especially if you are looking for complimentary resources. Training budgets can be limited or already used for...
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Print SAS/IML variables with formats

March 18, 2020
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Print SAS/IML variables with formats

A SAS/IML programmer asked about the best way to print multiple SAS/IML variables when each variable needs a different format. He wanted the output to resemble the "Parameter Estimates" table that is produced by PROC REG and other SAS/STAT procedures. This article shows four...
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Frequently asked questions related to COVID-19 and SAS customer support

March 17, 2020
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COVID-19 is truly a global health issue affecting everyone and causing concern for you, our customers. As we all continue to navigate the uncertainty of this outbreak, SAS is committed to supporting your business as a valued partner and will ensure continuity of service....
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Challenge accepted: Learning data prep in CASL

March 16, 2020
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Challenge accepted: Learning data prep in CASL

As a long-time SAS 9 programmer, I typically accomplish my data preparation tasks through some combination of the DATA Step, Proc SQL, Proc Transpose and some housekeeping procs like Proc Contents and Proc Datasets. With the introduction of SAS Viya, SAS released a new...
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