Papers — Read ’em; Write ’em; Love ’em

July 21, 2008
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People ask me all of the time where they should look for technical hints and tips. I have a long list of excellent resources; one that always makes the top 5 list is SAS Global Forum papers. These papers are written and presented by knowledgeable...
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Did you know … that you can easily subset your search?

July 14, 2008
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Did you know ... that you can select a section of the support.sas.com site to search before you submit your search? You can limit your search to one of the four major site sections or to one of the many subsections. Here's how: Type your search...
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Did you know … about frequently used links?

June 30, 2008
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Did you know ... that we provide a collection of frequently used links at the bottom of the Samples and SAS Notes page? We worked with Technical Support to determine what types of content is frequently requested from the samples and notes databas...
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Just when you get used to it, it changes

June 30, 2008
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When you list the skills that you bring to a job, do you list "adapts well to change"? This is an important skill or attitude to have in today's business climate. If you can't adapt to change, you are facing some difficult days ahead. My guess i...
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New SAS Playlist Added to YouTube

June 13, 2008
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We are having one of those rare perfect summer days. The sky is a smooth, rich blue. The temperature has returned to a pleasant 92 degrees. And, it is Friday afternoon. When I am struggling to focus on a detailed project, I find that it helps...
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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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