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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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How to Write a Check? Use SAS Format!

February 25, 2013
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How to Write a Check? Use SAS Format!

During my initial stay in US last year, one of the interesting exercises was to write a check. The Arabic numerals (the universal language!) were pretty intuitive while I didn’t feel much comfortable on spelling the face value in words: I never played the game! But the good side of this story was, as...
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Extract the Version of SAS and OS of a SAS Format or Macro Catalog: A Little Bit of Perl Regular Expression

November 26, 2012
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Extract the Version of SAS and OS of a SAS Format or Macro Catalog: A Little Bit of Perl Regular Expression

SAS Sample 34444(Determine the operating system in which a format catalog was created) posts piece of codes to get the version of SAS and OS of a SAS format catalog. It is useful since a SAS catalog can be only read in the operating systems same to its source machine. 2 cents add to...
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Create a SAS dataset from FORMAT library

January 20, 2011
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libname fmts "/temp/formats";proc format library=fmts cntlout=fmts.fmtout;run;
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Leading Zeroes

September 16, 2010
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Here's a situation that comes up pretty often. You receive a file that contains zip codes. It's an excel file and you need to create a SAS data set out of it, so you can do some nifty market analysis. No problem, you clickety clickety through the SA...
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