2. Creating Data Structures

  1. Ali Hezaveh

Published Online: 28 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118032367.ch2

SAS 9 Study Guide: Preparing for the Base Programming Certification Exam for SAS 9

SAS 9 Study Guide: Preparing for the Base Programming Certification Exam for SAS 9

How to Cite

Hezaveh, A. (2007) Creating Data Structures, in SAS 9 Study Guide: Preparing for the Base Programming Certification Exam for SAS 9, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118032367.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2011
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470164983

Online ISBN: 9781118032367

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Keywords:

  • data structures;
  • compilation phase;
  • column-aligned data;
  • processing time data;
  • processing datetime values

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Creating Temporary and Permanent SAS Datasets

  • Explaining How the DATA Step is Compiled and Executed

  • Using the DATA Step to Export Data to Standard and Commadelimited Raw Data File

  • Creating and Manipulating SAS Date Values

  • Understanding the Role of a BY Statement in the DATA Step

  • Controling Which Variables and Observations in a SAS Data Set are Processed