New! Discussion Forums for SAS in Academics

June 9, 2008
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Dr. Goodnight and SAS have a long-standing commitment to education. If you have been following SAS in the news, you know that Dr. Goodnight has spoken at educational summits around the world. You also know that SAS has partnered with universitie...
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Data Set Sorted By Information

June 4, 2008
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#UPDATE# Please see the comments for a better way to get the sorted by information from a data set! #UPDATE#The other day a colleague mentioned that it was not possible to get the sort information for a data set from the dictionary tables. Intrigued, I...
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What do you want?

May 22, 2008
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I heard a morning deejay ask a listener "what are you about?" Before you read any further, take a minute and mentally complete this sentence "I'm about ______." Are you surprised by what popped into your head first? I was surprised by the answer...
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Did you know … about the hot fix tab?

May 15, 2008
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SAS Problem Notes document problems in the software. These notes often provide a work-around for the issue. If the issue is critical or frequently recurring, SAS provides a hot fix to correct the problem. Be sure to look at the content tabs at...
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Microsoft Project Files, SAS, and .NET

May 7, 2008
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Microsoft Project Files, SAS, and .NET

Ok, another fun, fun time with SAS and an obscure area. Here's the scenario, the client needs data from an MPP file (Microsoft Project) converted into a SAS dataset. I tried lots of routes, all to no avail. As usual, I get to go through the mess of COM...
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Updates to the SAS YouTube Channel

May 5, 2008
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If you didn't subscribe to the SAS YouTube channel, you missed the employee video contest winners. Their charge was to create a video that explains SAS to people who don't use our software and solutions. It's funny how we, SAS employees and cu...
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Did you know…

April 29, 2008
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Did you know ... that on-line chat is available to facilitate the SAS 9.2 request process. Chat is available from 9am to 5pm EST Monday through Friday and can be accessed on the SAS 9.2 resource page at support.sas.com/software. If you are int...
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Baseball, Bayesians, and Biostatistics

Renee let me take the wheel this week, as long as I didn't discuss politics or the Red Sox. But, based on prior history, didn't you just know that Manny would beat the Indians with a ninth inning home run on Monday night? Speaking of priors, tha...
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Pack your bags, SAS Press authors, your content is moving

April 9, 2008
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Moving stresses me out because it means that I have to pick through all of the junk that has collected over time. It takes me days and days just to get my office prepared to move. A colleague down the hall is packing her office. She offered...
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