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Text Editors

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Text Editors: necessary to run sas programs in batch mode, unless you use a SAS editor, of course ;-)

To help make a decision on which to use, see Comparison of text editors on Wikipedia.


  • THE (The Hessling Editor)
    • "THE is a powerful text editor modelled on the VM/CMS text editor XEDIT with the best features of Mansfield Software's Kedit"
    • website


  • ISPF on the Mainframe, you can use SPFPC which is a PC version of this editor. Here's a link (one of many) to get it from:
  • NotePad
  • SAS System Viewer (provides a nice platform for batch work)
  • WordPad


--macro maven == the radical programmer 17:20, 7 June 2007 (EDT)