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Choose Your SAS Interface

September 15, 2017
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Choose Your SAS Interface

A while back, I wrote about the proliferation of interfaces for writing SAS programs.  I am reposting that blog here (with a few changes) because a lot of SAS users still don’t understand that they have a choice. These days SAS programmers have more choices than ever before about how to run SAS.  They...
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Code debugging and program history in SAS Enterprise Guide

August 18, 2017
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SAS programmers have high expectations for their coding environment, and why shouldn't they? Companies have a huge investment in their SAS code base, and it's important to have tools that help you understand that code and track changes over time. Few things are more satisfying as a SAS program that

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Viewing SAS catalogs and formats in SAS Enterprise Guide

August 4, 2017
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Many years ago I shared a custom task that allows you to view and manage SAS catalogs within SAS Enterprise Guide. As a reminder, a SAS catalog is a special type of SAS file that acts as a container, like a folder, for a variety of content items called catalog

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Open recent files with fewer clicks in SAS Enterprise Guide

July 26, 2017
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I use SAS Enterprise Guide every day, and for a wide variety of tasks. As a result, I have a huge collection of project files (EGP files) and SAS program files. I have always relied on the "recently used" list in the File menu to provide me with quick access

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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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Customize your keys in SAS Enterprise Guide with AutoHotkey

July 17, 2017
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SAS power users (and actually, power users of any application) like to customize their environment for maximum productivity. Long-time SAS users remember the KEYS window in SAS display manager, which allows you to assign SAS commands to "hot keys" in your SAS session. These users will invest many hours to

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Ten SAS Enterprise Guide program editor tricks

July 3, 2017
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If you spend a lot of time in SAS Enterprise Guide (as I do), you probably get to know its features pretty well. But we don't always take the time to explore as we should, so there might be a few golden nuggets of editor knowledge that have escaped you

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Introducing The Little SAS Enterprise Guide Book

April 13, 2017
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Introducing The Little SAS Enterprise Guide Book

There is a new member of The Little SAS Book family: The Little SAS Enterprise Guide Book.  This book is for people who use SAS Enterprise Guide as their interface.  EG is a point-and-click interface for SAS, but it’s great for programmers too.  And this book includes a new chapter covering the wonderful features...
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