Professional SAS Programmer’s Pocket Reference

Starfield

Author
Rick Aster
Title
Professional SAS Programmer’s Pocket Reference
Edition
5
Released
August 17, 2004
Format
12. Paperback 18.00
ISBN 1-891957-12-0

Newer edition available

The essential compact reference book for all SAS programmers. You won’t believe how many of the SAS software features you actually use are covered in this little book. The fifth edition covers SAS versions 8 and 9 and SAS Learning Edition 1.0–4.1 and is updated for release 9.1.

Pages
256
Contents
  • 1. The SAS Environment
  • 2. Programming
    • Steps
    • Data step programming
    • Proc step programming
  • 3. General Rules
    • Tokens and spacing
    • Comments
    • Statements
    • Names
    • Character encoding
    • Colors
  • 4. Global Statements
  • 5. Data Step Statements
  • 6. Proc Step Statements
  • 7. Expressions
    • Data types
    • Variables
    • Constants
    • Operators
    • Character sets
    • Arrays
    • Lengths of character expressions
    • Automatic type conversion
    • Missing values
    • Component objects
  • 8. Macro Language
    • Macro variables
    • Macro statements
    • Macro operators
    • Macro functions
    • Macros
    • The macro processor
  • 9. System Options
  • 10. Files
    • Devices
    • File system options
    • Filerefs
    • Libraries
    • Engines
    • Member types
    • Entry types
    • Special SAS dataset names
    • Views
    • Indexes and integrity constraints
    • Generation datasets
    • Audit trails
    • Dataset options
    • Passwords
  • 11. ODS Drivers
    • Destination formats
    • Style
  • 12. Descriptive Statistics
    • Statistics programming
    • Statistics
  • 13. Display Manager
    • Windows
    • Commands
  • 14. Informats
    • Character informats
    • Numeric informats
    • Time informats
  • 15. Formats
    • Character formats
    • Numeric formats
    • Time formats
  • 16. Functions
  • 17. CALL Routines
  • 18. Procedures
  • 19. Products
  • SAS words
  • Index

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