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Find Documentation for SAS Functions

November 4, 2010
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A few weeks ago, I answered the question How do I find documentation for SAS Procedures? Earlier this week, another question was submitted by a site visitor. This time, the customer is looking for a list of SAS macros. Q: I am trying to locate...
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Find Documentation for Any Procedure

October 18, 2010
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Find Documentation for Any Procedure

Q: I cannot readily reach data on specific procedures. What is the best way to find procedure documentation? A: Try searching the SAS Procedures by Name and Product book. This document is available for SAS 9.2, but can be helpful for any SAS®...
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Learning SAS without access to the software at work or school

August 27, 2010
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As you know, I use this blog space to answer some of the questions that are submitted in our feedback forms and surveys. There are many questions for which I have no answer. But, I'm a long-time SAS employee and that has its advantages. One of ...
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Glossary of SAS Terms

July 22, 2010
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Q: I would like to have a glossary of technical terms. A: Almost every book or book series contain a glossary of terms related to product or topic being documented. SAS documentation includes a Base SAS Glossary. This glossary a great place to ge...
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Getting less e-mail from the SAS discussion forums

June 25, 2010
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Q: How can I cancel e-mail subscriptions of the Discussion Forums? I do not want to get e-mail notices about new updates. A: You have to clear all of the watches that you have set in your Forums profile. Note that you may want to keep watches se...
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SAS System 2000 Information

May 21, 2010
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Q: I need information regarding S2K (SAS System 2000). A: Find it here support.sas.com/documentation/onlinedoc/system2000. I realize that the person who submitted this comment may never see it here. The comment did not include an e-mail address o...
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Referring to SAS and its products

March 2, 2010
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Q: How do I refer to SAS in a scientific paper? A: Always write the name "SAS" in uppercase letters with no periods. As you might guess, there are more guidelines and specifics about how to refer to SAS and its products and services. The comple...
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Resources for creating a SAS stored process

February 16, 2010
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Q: A customer wrote, "What, no stored process samples?" A: We do have samples and notes about writing and using stored processes. We do not have a browse topic for stored processes. Therefore, to find samples about creating and maintaining stored...
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