Posts Tagged ‘ Base SAS ’

Jedi SAS Tricks: Finding Tattoine with DS2

April 8, 2013
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NASA's Kepler mission has discovered a world where two suns set over the horizon instead of just one. The planet, called Kepler-16b, is the most "Tatooine-like" planet yet found in our galaxy." While catching up on my reading, this article from NASA's ...
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Testing Direct Access to SAS Metadata Bound Libraries and Tables

December 17, 2012
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A little while ago, as part of the work on our recent Metacoda Plug-ins 3.0 R2 release, I used SAS® 9.3 M2 to set up a metadata bound library by following the useful instructions in the Setting Up a Metadata-Bound Library section of the SAS® ...
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Incorporate SAS/IML to Base SAS?

October 17, 2012
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Since SAS 9.3, ODS Graphics was moved into Base SAS, which means the SAS/Graph license is not needed anymore to access ODS Graphics facilities. It’s definitely nice, but from customers’ point of view, it is not critical necessary: since the “minimum set of SAS system” in most SAS sessions includes the Base SAS, SAS/Stat...
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Use SAS Enterprise Guide to quickly understand a new data set

March 16, 2012
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Use SAS Enterprise Guide to quickly understand a new data set
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NOXCMD: NO eXternal CoMmanDs!

June 18, 2011
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SAS® platform administrators can get quite familiar with the SAS NOXCMD option, usually when someone asks why their programs that used to work (in a different SAS version or execution environment) are now failing. Perhaps the programs ran ok with SAS Enterprise Guide 4.1 using a SAS 9.1.3 server but now fail with SAS...
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Using SAS as my makeshift alarm: Using sound function

March 21, 2011
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I have trouble waking up early everyday. And the days when i forget to set alarm in my mobile, I might wake up two days later!!I've overcome this problem after i discovered this the sound function in SAS. This function produces a beep sound for the spe...
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Making SAS Interactive (Part 1): Using stdin and stdout

February 28, 2011
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Making SAS Interactive (Part 1): Using stdin and stdout

Many a times, we may come across a need for having a dynamic programs. Meaning, we may need the user to key in the input and run the code accordingly, based on his input. This can be achieved in SAS by using the automatic file descriptors: stdin and st...
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Jedi SAS Tricks: Email from the Front – Part 2

February 15, 2011
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Jedi SAS Tricks: Email from the Front – Part 2

In my last blog post, I discussed how to use SAS options to send unattended email using an SMTP server. In this segment, I’ll tackle creating “pretty” email (using HTML) and sending out emails with attachments. First, I produced a basic repo...
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