SAS Fundamentals - Part 2


This course builds on the subjects taught in the 3-day course 'SAS Fundamentals - Part 1'. Procedures and procedure extensions are examined in detail here.

This course is available for one-company, on-site presentations.

Objectives

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • apply PROC Tabulate creatively
  • apply PROC Report creatively
  • apply the FSP procedures and commands and their options
  • use PROC SQL as an alternative to classic SAS programming
  • consult data in external databases with PROC SQL
  • understand and use the SAS ODS principles
  • adapt the basic Graph procedures (PROC GPLOT, PROC GCHART and PROC GMAP).

Who Should Attend

Analysts, programmers, info-center support and experienced end-users. This course is suitable for both PC and mainframe users.

Prerequisites

Participants should have followed the course 'SAS Fundamentals - Part 1' or should have equivalent experience.

Duration

2 days

Fee (per attendee)

P.O.A.

Course Code

SAS2

Contents

PROC Tabulate

Dimensions; Class; Layout.

PROC Report

Layout; Column; Define.

Overview of the SAS/FSP environment

Browse commands; adding, modifying, deleting data; changing column layout.

PROC SQL

SAS Data Step and Proc Step alternatives; Join; External relational data: view, passthrough.

SAS ODS

The SAS ODS pannels; export of SAS output to SAS data sets, HTML pages or flat files.

PROC GCHART/GPLOT/GMAP

Concept; graphical features; PROC GCHART; PROC GPLOT; PROC GMAP.


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