Posts Tagged ‘ Enterprise guide ’

Applying conditional highlighting to a SAS Enterprise Guide report

February 26, 2014
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Here’s my latest tip on how to apply conditional highlighting to a SAS Enterprise Guide report using the Summary Tables task. The Summary Tables task is a great way to point and click your way to creating simple or complex reports. Conditional highlighting is just one additional feature you can

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SAS Format Viewer and Others (EG)

February 7, 2014
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SAS Format Viewer and Others (EG)

Today I tried to install a SAS format viewer, one of my favorite SAS AF utilities in a virtual machine, and it came out a bad news and a good news. The bad news is that the website I used to download the SAS Format Viewer (by Frank Poppe) is no longer accessible(LESSON LEARNED:...
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NOTE: Enterprise Guide vs DI Studio – What’s the difference?

December 4, 2013
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A favourite interview question of mine is: Compare and contrast SAS 9's stored process server and workspace server. This question is very good at revealing whether candidates actually understand some of what's going on behind the scenes of SAS 9. I mentioned this back in 2010, together with some notes on my expectations...
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Your Resume–Selling Yourself Using SAS

October 4, 2013
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Your Resume–Selling Yourself Using SAS

Here is another presentation to which I have contributed for the Western Users of SAS Software 2013 conference. Your Resume–Selling Yourself Using SAS I am honored to have served as a co-author with Rebecca Ottesen on this highly original paper.  This paper shows how to use your SAS skills to create a resume that...
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Writing Code in SAS Enterprise Guide

October 3, 2013
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Writing Code in SAS Enterprise Guide

With the Western Users of SAS Software 2013 conference coming soon, I am looking forward to being part of three presentations.  One of those presentations is Writing Code in SAS Enterprise Guide This is based on a paper written several years ago for SAS Enterprise Guide 4.1.  That paper became obsolete almost immediately.  So...
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Taming SAS Stored Process Selection List Prompts

August 7, 2013
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Taming SAS Stored Process Selection List Prompts

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  I like most things SAS.  But there are of course some features that I wish were implemented differently.  One of those is selection list prompts.  The good news is, even when SAS implements something in...
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Sync everything up, at least between EG & metadata

July 29, 2013
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From an Enterprise Guide user's perspective, a SAS library is a library. Whether it was defined in the autoexec or in the metadata or by magic, it is there for them to use with no issues. However, there is a difference as metadata defined libraries do ...
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Coding: Quick Tip for Exploiting and Identifying SAS Formats

July 15, 2013
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Coding: Quick Tip for Exploiting and Identifying SAS Formats

SAS Formats Case Subcategory

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SAS formats are very useful for translating values into other values.  You may want to format values for something more presentable, use the format to do lookups within an ETL process for...
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