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sasCommunity Tip of the Day
When using PROC IMPORT to read CSV files, the SCANTYPE=MIXED option is not available. This means that we do not have an option to force variables to be character. The GUESSINGROWS option can be used, but it can be costly for large files, or potentially not sufficient. Although it does require two passes of the data, there is a way to force all columns to be character when using PROC IMPORT on a CSV file.
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WUSS 2015 Call for Papers is Open
Local and regional users groups, contact the sasCommunity.org Webmaster for assisance posting your conference notificaitons on the main page. Please allow up to three business days for an answer, although every effort will be made to provide an immediate response.
Who is Contributing to sasCommunity
Apr 17, 2014
Check out the User Contribution Scores page to see who is contributing content or editing content on sasCommunity.
Presenters: Create Your Papers and Presentations Index Page
Mar 24, 2015 Click Expand to View Full Article
sasCommunity.org is happy to announce a new feature/service for presenters and audience members. You can continue the discussion online after the presentation. By creating articles for your presentations, you can easily:
- upload or create links to your paper
- share your code
- share your sample data
- share your PowerPoint presentation
- provide presentation updates
- create a space to continue the discussion of the topic of your presentation
- stay in contact with colleagues, even if your name or email address change
- get more exposure with category tags
- and more.
These new features make it even easier for you to share your presentation materials. We have added facilities to allow you to create articles about your papers for this and previous conferences. Now there is an easy way for you to have a single Presenters page that serves as an index for all of your presentations at SAS Global Forum, Regionals, Local User Groups, and more.
- Feel free to check out Art Carpenter's Presentation's Index Page for an example of a presenters index page.
- Please check out the list of Presentation Index Pages that have already been created.
- Once you have logged in, the first paragraph of the page tells you whether or not you have created your Papers and Presentation Index Page. And if you haven't there is a link to the step by step instructions to create your own personalized Index Page.
<p> We at sasCommunity.org are here to help you publicize your presenter pages. For SGF 2015 presenters creating a presentation page by Monday, April 20th, we will provide:
- a set of stickers containing your presentation page address and QR code for you to pass out at the conference
- PowerPoint slide template that you can use in your presentation to publicize your presenter page
We look forward to your page creations. Let’s continue the discussion on sasCommunity.org! Please feel free to contact us if there is anything that we can do to help you.
The sasCommunity.org Advisory Board </p>
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