SAS-Intro9.3.docx An Introduction to SAS for Windows 9.3 and 9.4 My first experience with SAS took place in 1977, at Miami University. In those days, we punched our programs onto Hollerith cards, with different patterns of holes coding different characters. Computing has evolved considerably since then. Most of my SAS experience has been on mainframe computers, but I shifted to the PC/Windows platform in the Autumn of 2000. See this document about Directing New Output to a New Viewer File . Let us start learning SAS by using SAS. Go to the start menu. Expand SAS. What you want is SAS 9.3 or 9.4. If you do not already have an icon for SAS 9.3 or 9.4 on your desktop, right click on SAS 9.3 or .4 , click “Send to,” and then click “Desktop (create shortcut). You can start SAS from the start menu or from the icon on the desktop. In our labs the exe for SAS 9.4 can be found in the Stats folder on the desktop. Here is what your window should look like now: The enhanced editor is at the bottom of the screen, the log at the top, and the SAS Explorer and Results windows at the left. Click the X icon (in upper right corner of that window) to remove the Copyright 2016, Karl L. Wuensch - All rights reserved.