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Practical MD5 in SAS

December 4, 2013
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This guide introduces MD5 and hash functions in general, lists common uses for hash functions, gives advise on how to best use MD5 in SAS, and covers common issues.
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100% stacked bar chart in SAS’s SGPLOT

July 5, 2012
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A 100% stacked bar chart is useful for comparing the relative frequencies of an m x n table where frequencies in m are very different. While this is easy to do in Excel, SAS requires an extra step, which you … Continue reading →
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Introduction to Futrix with SAS

April 7, 2012
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Introduction to Futrix with SAS
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Checking return codes for errors in SAS

February 9, 2012
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You should check for error return codes in any SAS programs that run unattended in batch jobs, so you can handle the exception properly. For example, if the data are invalid, you don’t want to generate reports or insert bad data into a database. ...
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Delete non-exact duplicates in SAS

May 12, 2011
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When deleting non-complete duplicates in SAS, in each duplicate set you may want to keep a particular record identified by a rule: it may be the oldest, newest, first, or last observation in each set. You need a identifier to be unique, but you can&#82...
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SAS went to a new line when INPUT statement reached past the end of a line

May 6, 2011
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SAS has powerful features for reading data out of text files (such as CSV, TSV, datalines, and various other formats), but while reading text, you may find your data set is missing rows and the log has this non-intuitive error message (well, “not...
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Strip Non-Printable ASCII Characters (SAS)

March 30, 2011
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Say in your SAS data set, which comes from a text file, XML, or database, has non-ASCII characters that look like garbage—perhaps an odd square. These are probably control characters that mean something to some system, but they may be useless to ...
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SAS Enterprise Guide 4.3 Tutorials in your language

October 25, 2010
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We've just pushed out the localized versions of the Getting Started with SAS Enterprise Guide 4.3 tutorial. This is the tutorial that you'll see when you select Help->Getting Started Tutorial from within SAS Enterprise Guide. Here is a list of t...
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