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'''<font size="5" color="#007cc2">Welcome to sasCommunity.org</font>''' <p> <font size="3">A collaborative online community for SAS&reg; users worldwide</font>.</p>
 
'''<font size="5" color="#007cc2">Welcome to sasCommunity.org</font>''' <p> <font size="3">A collaborative online community for SAS&reg; users worldwide</font>.</p>
 
sasCommunity.org is an ongoing global community effort&mdash;created '''[[SasCommunity.org_Advisory_Board|by SAS users for SAS users]]. '''This site is a place to find answers, share technical knowledge, collaborate on ideas and connect with others in the worldwide SAS Community. '''Get started now''' by [http://www.sascommunity.org/mwiki/index.php?title=Special:UserLogin&type=signup&returnto=Main_Page creating a UserID].
 
sasCommunity.org is an ongoing global community effort&mdash;created '''[[SasCommunity.org_Advisory_Board|by SAS users for SAS users]]. '''This site is a place to find answers, share technical knowledge, collaborate on ideas and connect with others in the worldwide SAS Community. '''Get started now''' by [http://www.sascommunity.org/mwiki/index.php?title=Special:UserLogin&type=signup&returnto=Main_Page creating a UserID].
  
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'''[[SAS_TShirt_Contest|SAS T-Shirt Contest voting now open!]]'''  You submitted your designs&#8212;now vote on your favorite.  
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<p>The design receiving the most votes via sasCommunity.org during the voting period will be declared the winner. The winning design will be produced on a limited number of t-shirts to be distributed at the 2010 SAS Global Forum event.  Voting closes February 5<sup>th</sup>.</p></td><td valign="top">&nbsp;</td></tr>
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<p>'''[[SAS_Global_Forum_Ideas|Give us your ideas!]]'''  SAS Global Forum planners are looking for ideas for what you'd like to '''see, hear and do''' at future SAS Global Forum Events. The committee plans five years in advance so '''start now''' by '''[[SAS_Global_Forum_Ideas|listing and discussing your ideas]]'''. </p>
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Registration is now open for [http://support.sas.com/events/sasglobalforum/2010/register.html SAS Global Forum 2010]. What is SAS Global Forum? [http://support.sas.com/events/sasglobalforum/2010/promoplayer.swf View video].</p><br>
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<td valign="top" rowspan="2">'''It's not easy being a SAS Programmer!''' That's the subject of SAS Author Michael A. Raithel's talk as the  [[It%27s_Not_Easy_Being_A_SAS_Programmer|Featured Lunchtime Speaker for SAS Global Forum 2010]]. He hopes you'll join him. <br><br>
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Welcome to sasCommunity.org

A collaborative online community for SAS® users worldwide.

sasCommunity.org is an ongoing global community effort—created by SAS users for SAS users. This site is a place to find answers, share technical knowledge, collaborate on ideas and connect with others in the worldwide SAS Community. Get started now by creating a UserID.

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When specifying the CONTROL statement (for systematic or sequential selection methods), Proc SurveySelect sorts the input data set by the CONTROL variables within strata before selecting the sample. Using the OUTSORT= option prevents the sorted data set from replacing the input data set.

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sasCommunity.org to be Decommissioned

December 7, 2017
Notice from the sasCommunity Advisory Team

Today, SAS practitioners have unprecedented access to expertise from their fellow SAS users around the world. Using modern community forums and code sharing platforms, SAS users are learning from each other more than ever before.

Although there is a demonstrated increased interest in SAS topics in general, we’ve seen the traffic and contributions on sasCommunity.org remain flat (and even decline) over the past few years. The team has taken the decision to help users to focus on the newer, well-supported platforms -- and decommission this wiki-based site.

Before we cover some logistics, we want to recognize the important role that sasCommunity.org – and all of its volunteers and contributors – has served over the past 10 years. The site pioneered peer-to-peer collaboration around SAS during an era when there were fewer alternatives. We are grateful to those who devoted countless hours to building and nurturing the site. Thank you!

Now…on to the future. Our first step will be to put the site into ‘Read Only Mode’ on January 1, 2018. This will allow the relocation of important and popular content responsibly, while eliminating the overhead of accepting new pages. We plan to support, as best we can, the owners of existing content to make sure they can find a new home for content and articles they want to preserve before the final decommissioning (that date is TBD).

Examples of content that we know that probably should be relocated:

  • Author Pages
  • User Groups pages
  • Historical Conference Proceedings
  • sasCommunity.org Planet (blogs aggregator)
  • Several unique and very popular articles

Some of this content may be relocated to the SAS Support Communities (communities.sas.com) with the help of SAS Institute. Historical proceedings might find a home alongside the other proceedings we have for more recent SAS conferences. Code-based projects may be a better fit on GitHub, a site designed specifically for sharing code related to any technology. All ideas are under discussion, and we welcome your input.

Thanks for your valuable support over the years, and we look forward to continued collaboration!


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