Got dating problems? Use ANYDATE…

July 16, 2010
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Got dating problems? Use ANYDATE…

Many a times we might come across a situation where we would not be able to determine the informat of the date or datetime variable that needs to be read into the SAS dataset. Or me may at times fail to remember the informat name for a particular date ...
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Adding Abbreviation in SAS

July 16, 2010
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Adding Abbreviation in SAS

I am a bad typer. And I have a short term memory loss. Remembering the syntax, typing a lot of code (especially the repeating ones)... Na... Not my cup of tea..SAS Enterprise Guide (4.1 onwards) has come up with a one shot solution for people suffering...
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ODS Graphics in ActiveX

July 15, 2010
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ODS Graphics in ActiveX

Using ActiveX in SAS graphics provides users with more functionality, options, and pretty colors than Jpeg, gif, etc (check out these examples). The issue is that ActiveX requires a device driver installed on the viewing machine, similar to Flash....
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Collateral damage (Control)

July 15, 2010
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Collateral damage (Control)

Indexed SAS datasets are at times vulnerable to getting damaged. Especially when you update an indexed dataset. To save this damage, SAS has come up with these options which repairs the dataset and gets back the data to its original form.. (trust me.. ...
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Hello World!

July 15, 2010
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Hello World!

Yippie!! I make my entry in Blogspot!!

Watch out for more posts in days to come....


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Hide the Filters, Hide the Filters – Web Report Studio Style

July 13, 2010
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Hide the Filters, Hide the Filters – Web Report Studio Style

So, you have created a report with a Filter. That filter is pretty evident somewhere in the report anyway (or you just want the USER to have no knowledge of what is not there) so why not remove the filter list at the top of the report? Pretty easy opti...
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Understand the Work

At the end of my first blog, I said I would explain more about those literature analyzing skills and what all that literature stuff has to do with SAS. I showed my “skills list” and discussed how learning to write a SAS program could be com...
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Implement Randomized SVD in SAS

July 13, 2010
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In the 2010 SASware Ballot®, a dedicated PROC for Randomized SVD was among the options. While an official SAS PROC will not be available in the immediate future as well as in older SAS releases, it is fairly simple to implement this algorithm using ...
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Top 5 Tips from a Popular SAS BI Blog

Contributed by Angela Hall, author of the Real Business Intelligence for Real Users' blog, an acclaimed blog for tips and tricks on SAS BI. Angela works for SAS Professional Services as a Technical Architect and holds a MBA with a Technology Mana...
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