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Lab00_Fall2011 - EXST 7003 Lab 00 1 EXST 7003, Lab 00:...

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EXST 7003 Lab 00 1 EXST 7003, Lab 00: Introduction to Basic SAS Operations Week 1 (August 22-26) Overview of SAS SAS is software used for statistical analysis. In SAS there are five basic windows: the Results and Explorer windows, and three programming windows: Editor, Log and Output. Explorer : access to your SAS files. Results : a table of contents for your output window Editor : where you type in your SAS program. Log : contains information about the processing of the SAS program, including any warning and error messages. Output : contains any printable results generated by SAS procedures and DATA steps. Submitting a Program in SAS Write the program in the Editor window Submit program using the Submit icon on the toolbar. View the SAS Log and Output window Print or save the contents of the Output window Structure of a SAS Program A SAS program is a sequence of steps that the user submits for execution, which consists of two main parts: DATA steps and PROC steps. DATA steps are typically used to create SAS data sets. PROC steps are typically used to process SAS data sets (that is, generate reports and graphs, edit data, and sort data). SAS detects the end of a step when it encounters - a RUN statement (for most of the steps) - a QUIT statement (for some procedures) - the beginning of another step (DATA statement or PROC statement) Using SAS Options statement to customize the output. SAS Syntax Rules
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course EXST 7003 taught by Professor Moser,e during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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