by Thomas Miron
New and intermediate users will appreciate this easy-to-use guide to the basics of the SAS System. Arranged in three parts, readers will find this notable book both a highly detailed usage guide as well as a handy reference packed with examples of SAS programs. Solutions for common data processing problems are provided along with an extensive cross-reference to SAS Institute product documentation. The examples are realistic and cover everything from the most basic commands to the more complex. Specific topics, presented in a task-oriented format, include how to enter, read, and edit data using INPUT, INFILE, SET, and MERGE statements; DATA step programming methods to manipulate data; combining SAS data sets; customizing reports; and creating tables, bar charts, line graphs and plots.
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Also Recommended: SAS Language and Procedures: Introduction, Version 6, First Edition; SAS/GRAPH Software: Introduction, Version 6, First Edition; SAS Procedures Guide, Version 6, Third Edition; SAS Language: Reference, Version 6, First Edition; SAS/FSP Software: Usage and Reference, Version 6, First Edition; SAS Software: Changes and Enhancements, Release 6.11; SAS Technical Report P-252, SAS Software: Changes and Enhancements, Release 6.09; SAS Technical Report P-242, SAS Software: Changes and Enhancements, Release 6.08;
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