As the first step in the decommissioning of sasCommunity.org the site has been converted to read-only mode.


Here are some tips for How to share your SAS knowledge with your professional network.


Main Page

From sasCommunity
Revision as of 07:52, 24 February 2010 by NancyWilson (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
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.

Follow Us
For daily SAS Tips, Web updates & more.


sasCommunity Tip of the Day

Sometimes, programmers have to resort their data again in order to use it for subsequent processing even though the system has detected the data as sorted. This need to resort may be due to some weird errors on the index created by the user or in a situation where SAS was not able to verify the sort done previously. This error can also occur if the data was sorted using a collating sequence different from the current one.

A possible use for the FORCE function is to achieve deduplication of certain sorted fields in data which can be found in the link below.

To address such issues, use the FORCE command in PROC SORT.

proc sort data = <data> FORCE;
    by X1 X2 ... XN;
run;

SUGI Paper

Submitted by Murphy Choy. Contact me at my Discussion Page.



Feel free to comment on this tip.


Prior tip - Next tip -- Random Tip

Submit a Tip



Check out the Tip of the Day page for details about this effort.

What's New

Introducing what's new on sasCommunity.org:

Click here to vote for your favorite T-Shirt design And the winner is . . .

Congratulations to Lynne Krajevski, the creator of T-Shirt #4 and Winner of the SAS T-Shirt Contest!. The winning design will be produced on a limited number of t-shirts to be distributed at the 2010 SAS Global Forum event.

 
Click here to submit your 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 listing and discussing your ideas.

Registration is now open for SAS Global Forum 2010. What is SAS Global Forum? View video.


SAS Programmer
Let Michael know he's not alone
It's not easy being a SAS Programmer! That's the subject of SAS Author Michael A. Raithel's talk as the Featured Lunchtime Speaker for SAS Global Forum 2010. He hopes you'll join him.

In the meantime, Michael invites you to share your own comments or amusing anecdotes on what you find challenging about being a SAS programmer.


  • The Sasopedia is undergoing updates to make it easier to use and navigate. Visit the Sasopedia to find and contribute to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on using SAS.



9,514 UserIds have been created on sasCommunity.org!
View the Web-site usage statistics and the definition of terms.


Join sasCommunity.org Get Involved Sasopedia Events User Groups