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Custom Style Templates: Start Small

May 23, 2018
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SAS author Jane Eslinger shows give you tips for working with PROC TEMPLATE when diving into the Output Delivery System (ODS) world. Learn how to create a custom style template to get the stylized output you want. The post Custom Style Templates: Start...
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Background images and the ODS destination for PowerPoint

April 24, 2018
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The ODS destination for PowerPoint uses table templates and style templates to display the tables, graphs, and other output produced by SAS procedures. You can customize the look of your presentation in a number of ways, including using custom style te...
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SAS Enterprise Guide tools for programmers

January 15, 2018
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If you are a SAS programmer, you may wonder why you should read this. After all isn’t SAS Enterprise Guide just for folks who don’t want to be bothered writing SAS code? SAS Enterprise Guide is just point, click, and get results, right? Well there is a...
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Using SAS to Help Girl Scouts Grow Cookie Sales!

November 20, 2017
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Motivating students is one of the major challenges teachers and student advocates face on a daily basis and encouraging students to be interested in analytics is a whole other mountain to climb, or is it? What motivates students? Often we make assumpti...
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Compatibility between model data and the target population

October 20, 2017
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To make accurate predictions, it is necessary that the sample data you use for model development is compatible with the target population. The distribution of each input used in the model should be similar in the sample and the target population. In yo...
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An introduction to SAS Visual Analytics: the Parallel Period function of the Derived Item calculations

October 9, 2017
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My new SAS Press book “An Introduction to SAS Visual Analytics” (written in collaboration with Tricia Aanderud and Rob Collum) covers all of the different aspects of SAS® Visual Analytics, including how to develop reports, load data, and handle administration. Below is an example of the types of tips that you can find

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3 steps to prepare your data for accurate predictive models in SAS Enterprise Miner

August 10, 2017
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In this post I describe the important tasks of data preparation, exploration and binning.These three steps enable you to know your data well and build accurate predictive models. First you need to clean your data. Cleaning includes eliminating variable...
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Organize your work with SAS® Enterprise Guide® Projects

July 18, 2017
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Nowadays, whether you write SAS programs or use point-and-click methods to get results, you have choices for how you access SAS. Currently, when you open Base SAS most people get the traditional SAS windowing environment (aka Display Manager) as their interface. But it doesn’t have to be that way. If

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