Posts Tagged ‘ PROC REPORT ’

Calculated values in PROC REPORT Compute Blocks

January 9, 2012
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Dear Miss SAS Answers, In PROC REPORT can I use one calculated (computed) variable in the calculation of another computed variable? In the example below, I’m trying to use the value of the Bonus column to calculate the Total column:   compu...
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A Google Fight is not a fair fight

August 30, 2011
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At least, that's according to my colleague, Rick Wicklin.  In a recent blog post, Rick points out that estimating popularity based on results of Google searches is a bad idea. Well, that just disqualified my claim that PROC REPORT is more popular than...
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SAS makes spreadsheet for reporting

May 11, 2011
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SAS makes spreadsheet for reporting

Excel is the last stop in the pipeline of my daily work. Most clients of mine like colorful multi-sheet spreadsheets more than plain CSV files (I guess they all use Windows). I am not a power user of Excel, and honestly I am a little afraid of it: so...
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Effectiveness of two mail list groups: SAS-L and R-help

March 11, 2011
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Effectiveness of two mail list groups: SAS-L and R-help

Software’s strength depends on the cohesion of the community backing it. Though a commercial package comes with technique support guarantee, the speed and efficiency of telephone wired customer service may not suit the fast-evolving programming need....
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PROC REPORT versus TABULATE: two SAS heavyweights

October 22, 2010
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The question came up on the SAS Enterprise Guide discussion forum: which do you prefer, List Report Wizard (PROC REPORT) or Summary Tables (PROC TABULATE)? And as with most SAS-related questions, the proper response is: "it depends." If you put ...
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Online data collecting @indeed

March 25, 2010
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FILENAME test URL "http://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=sas+programmer&limit=100&fromage=0&start=0" DEBUG LRECL=700;DATA test; infile test length=len; input record $varying700. len; *****DELETE MOST LINES W/O JOB;if index(record, 'cmpid')=0 th...
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