Posts Tagged ‘ custom ’

Jedi SAS Tricks: FUNC(y) Formats

May 10, 2012
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In the previous episode, we built our own custom SAS function - a masterful trick indeed. Gordon Keener, a developer here at SAS, responded exuberantly "You think that's cool? - try THIS!" and proceeded to demonstrate prodigious powers with the SAS by ...
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Jedi SAS Tricks – Roll Your Own Function

May 3, 2012
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A SAS user (who lives in the the US) emailed me a question about SAS functions. He was read UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) datetime values from server logs, and to make future calculations and comparisons easier, he wanted to transform the value to ...
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Jedi SAS Tricks: Building a Name Suffix variable list

November 18, 2011
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If you’ve taken one of my SAS classes you may recall “Mark’s 3 rules of programming”, the first of which is “Lazy programmers are GOOD programmers.”  One of the things I love about best about SAS programming is the plethora of functions an...
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Jedi SAS Tricks: Custom Bookmarks

November 19, 2010
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I was building a nice little PDF report the other day.  I love the way ODS PDF replicates the SAS Results window navigation structure as PDF bookmarks, but... I'd much rather write the text for the bookmarks myself.  So, I decided to &qu...
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