Text output in friendly format

May 17, 2010
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Format output for cut-and-paste from the output window This is less of a trick and more of a tip, I guess.  The SAS output window is displayed in SAS Monotype font.  This is a hassle when you need to cut-and-paste into, say, a word document, ...
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What do Simon Cowell, Elvis Presley and SAS have in common?

May 17, 2010
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Larry LaRusso is the Editor of SAS Training Report. His editorial letter from the May issue was so good, I thought I would share it with you. Enjoy! If you had to choose the Simon Cowell of the mid-1900s, you'd be hard-pressed to pick someone m...
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The browser spectrum is getting harder to support

May 14, 2010
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Raise your hand if you have an iPad or iPad envy? All of you with your hands up know what I mean when I say "but hey, we want to develop using the cool new stuff." We try very hard to use standards for the SAS Customer Support site that...
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3 Questions with F2010 Business Forecasting Conference Co-Chairs

May 12, 2010
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TJerry OglesbyTim Reyhe F2010 Business Forecasting Conference will take place June 7-8 in Cary, NC at SAS Headquarters. Here’s the transcript from a brief interview with the conference co-chairs. Jerry Oglesby is the Director of Higher Educat...
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Hello, and Welcome

May 11, 2010
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The SAS Training Post is born, and introductions are in order. I'm Catherine Truxillo, but everyone except my mom calls me Cat. I have been a statistician in the Education division at SAS since 2000. I've been blogging a little longer than that, a...
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Book review: SAS and R by Ken Kleinman and Nicholas J. Horton

May 10, 2010
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There are many books that teach you to use SAS or that teach you to use R. There is at least one book that teaches R to people who know SAS or SPSS (R for SAS and SPSS users by Robert Muenchen, and it’s very good). Most of those try to teach you ...
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Random Sample Selection

May 9, 2010
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Last week my manager asked me to randomly pick 10%observations from a large data set and then create a listing so that the Data management programmers can QC the data. I want to share some thoughts here … how easy and simple to do random sampling. ...
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It’s the added value that counts

May 7, 2010
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Welcome to SAS Training Post, the official blog of SAS Training & Certification! My name is Michele Reister and I am the social media manager for SAS Education. This blog will be a channel to provide you with value-add educational content t...
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K-Nearest Neighbor in SAS

May 5, 2010
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K-Nearest-Neighbor, aka KNN, is a widely used data mining tool and is often called memory-based/case-based/instance-based method as no model is fit. A good introduction to KNN can be find at , or @ Wiki. Typically, KNN algorithm relies on a soph...
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