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Ask the Expert: Creating custom tasks for SAS Enterprise Guide

June 11, 2015
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Ask the Expert: Creating custom tasks for SAS Enterprise Guide

If you have not yet discovered the new Ask the Expert series on the SAS Training site, you are missing out on a treasure. Visit the site right now and review all of the available topics, from "Newbie" to Analytics to Visualization to good ol' SAS programming. Go on; I'll

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Project Reviewer task and Copy Files task: refreshed for v7.1

March 12, 2015
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Project Reviewer task and Copy Files task: refreshed for v7.1

Two popular SAS custom tasks have recently been updated for SAS Enterprise Guide 7.1. Most custom tasks that I've shared will work without modification across releases, but these two required a special rebuild due to some internal product API changes. The Project Reviewer task allows you to see a detail

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Can you learn how to create custom tasks?

February 16, 2015
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To develop a custom task for use in SAS Enterprise Guide (or SAS Add-In for Microsoft Office), you need a few things: A working knowledge of SAS and SAS Enterprise Guide Microsoft Visual Studio (the free Express edition will do, though the Professional edition is better) Some experience with C#

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Using Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Express to debug custom tasks

February 11, 2014
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Using Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Express to debug custom tasks

It's true: you can use the Microsoft Visual Studio Express tools to build custom tasks for SAS Enterprise Guide and the SAS Add-In for Microsoft Office. And I said as much in my book, Custom Tasks for SAS Enterprise Guide Using Microsoft .NET. I even provided step-by-step instructions for how
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A custom task to check your data cardinality

October 18, 2013
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A custom task to check your data cardinality

The other day I showed how to check your data cardinality by using a simple SAS program. I also promised to provide a custom task that makes the process even easier within SAS Enterprise Guide. Today I'm delivering on that promise. I've just added the custom task to the support.sas.com
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Process Interruptus: a custom task to pause your process flow

October 8, 2013
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Process Interruptus: a custom task to pause your process flow

Traditionally, SAS users like their processes to behave like Ron Popeil's famous rotisserie: they want to set it and forget it. That's the definition of a batch process. You work like heck to get it ready to run, then you push the button (or schedule it) and walk away. But
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Export and download any file from SAS Enterprise Guide

May 20, 2013
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Export and download any file from SAS Enterprise Guide

Last week I alluded to some very useful applications of the Copy Files task. This is one of them. Using the SAS programming language, you can manipulate data and create files of just about any size, shape, and format: Excel, PDF, CSV, RTF, and more. A challenge for SAS Enterprise
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Special steps for installing the custom tasks that you download

May 19, 2013
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Special steps for installing the custom tasks that you download

Recent versions of SAS Enterprise Guide (version 5.1 and later) use Microsoft .NET 4.0, which enforces additional security requirements before running custom task DLLs that you download from the Web, including those that you download from support.sas.com. Because these task DLLs are downloaded from the (big and scary) Internet, the
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