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Using the DATA step debugger in SAS Enterprise Guide

December 1, 2016
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Using the DATA step debugger in SAS Enterprise Guide

In my earlier post about WHERE and IF statements, I announced that the DATA step debugger has finally arrived in SAS Enterprise Guide. (I admit that I might have buried the lead in that post.) Let's use this post to talk about the new debugger and how it works. First,

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Debugging the difference between WHERE and IF in SAS

November 27, 2016
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Debugging the difference between WHERE and IF in SAS

In the DATA step, the WHERE statement and the IF statement (a.k.a. the "subsetting IF") have similar functions. In many scenarios, they produce identical results. But new SAS programmers are taught early on that these two statements work very differently, and in important ways. To understand the differences, it helps

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The Copy Files task is going legit (and moving)

November 14, 2016
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The Copy Files task is going legit (and moving)

I've supplied dozens of custom tasks for SAS Enterprise Guide, but the Copy Files task is easily the most popular. The Copy Files task allows you to capture "file transfer" steps inside your process flow, so that you can automate any file upload and download operations between your PC and

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New features in SAS Enterprise Guide 7.1

October 25, 2016
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SAS Enterprise Guide has come a long way since version 1.0 was released in 1999! Are any of you original users that remember the Help characters, Clippy, Peedy or Merlin?  I was working as a statistician for another company that year, and I attended a SAS user group meeting where

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Tip: How to close all data sets in SAS Enterprise Guide

October 18, 2016
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Tip: How to close all data sets in SAS Enterprise Guide

Have you seen this error when running a program in SAS Enterprise Guide? ERROR: You cannot open WORK.YOURDATA.DATA for output access with member-level control because WORK.YOURDATA.DATA is in use by you in resource environment IOM ROOT COMP ENV. It has a simple cause: the data set that your program is

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Video: Demonstrating the new features in SAS Enterprise Guide 7.1

June 27, 2016
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Would you like to see the latest features of SAS Enterprise Guide in action? Of course you would! That's why it's well worth the 12 minutes of your time to watch this video from SAS Global Forum 2016. In the video, Casey Smith (SAS' R&D manager of the SAS Enterprise

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Ad-hoc reporting with SAS: Tips for the e-mail jockey

May 15, 2016
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Ad-hoc reporting with SAS: Tips for the e-mail jockey

What's the most common data reporting mechanism? Is it web-based reporting? PDFs? How about spreadsheets? Maybe, but in my experience many reports are delivered using a less-scalable and transient mechanism: e-mail. I'm a data steward at SAS. Specifically, I look after the operational data around our blogging program and our

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What’s Your SAS Interface?

May 12, 2016
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What’s Your SAS Interface?

These days SAS programmers have more choices than ever before about how to run SAS.  They can use the old Display Manager interface, or SAS Enterprise Guide, or the new kid on the block: SAS Studio.  All of these are included with Base SAS. Once upon a time, the only choices were Display Manager...
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