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Insert into function with SAS/SQL
Insert into function with SAS/SQL
it helps some times Date literals (constants) are quoted strings with the letter d immediately after the close quote. The string needs to be in a format that is valid for the DATE informat.
TAG : sas
Date : October 31 2020, 08:00 PM , By : Ranjeet Singh
SAS data set "nonexistent"?
SAS data set "nonexistent"?
this will help Member names in SAS must be valid SAS names. So you couldn't name your dataset 1979data.sas7bdat. You can relax some of the restrictions by setting the option VALIDMEMNAME to EXTEND and using name literals in your SAS code. But also no
TAG : sas
Date : October 30 2020, 08:01 PM , By : Dominik Dederich
How Do I Write A Do-Loop That Creates A Graph For Each Unique Person?
How Do I Write A Do-Loop That Creates A Graph For Each Unique Person?
help you fix your problem In SAS, the doing something for each concept is typically serviced via the BY statement. The Proc will perform the operations you expect and automatically process the data group-wise according to the distinct values of the b
TAG : sas
Date : October 24 2020, 06:10 AM , By : Jingwei Chen
SAS How to extract a single string before a specific string?
SAS How to extract a single string before a specific string?
I wish this helpful for you I'm trying to extract the number n before a string: , So, it's time for regular expression.
TAG : sas
Date : October 20 2020, 06:10 AM , By : Carl Finkbeiner
Find the prime DATE
Find the prime DATE
will help you So there was just a discussion about how to generate prime numbers using Sieve of Eratosthenes method. So we can first run that and then loop over the dates and convert them into the series of numbers and check if they are primes.
TAG : sas
Date : October 13 2020, 03:00 AM , By : kamel altohamy
Weight in Proc TABULATE Has No Effect
Weight in Proc TABULATE Has No Effect
like below fixes the issue From my reading of the docs, in PROC TABULATE the WEIGHT statement specifies weights for analysis variables, i.e. variables listed on a VAR statement.You don't have any analysis variables, you only have class variables.
TAG : sas
Date : October 12 2020, 12:00 AM , By : Miss Xamarin
How to read data from data file using infile statement?
How to read data from data file using infile statement?
hope this fix your issue There are 3 things you need to do: Make sure that the folder you put the dataset in is accessible to the SAS University Edition VM. Did you follow the setup guide in full? Usually that directs you to set up a folder that beco
TAG : sas
Date : October 11 2020, 11:00 PM , By : John Lajer
Can input function take a macro variable as character argument?
Can input function take a macro variable as character argument?
Does that help The macro processor just replaces the macro reference with the resolved text and then the generated text is interpreted as text. So when you tried.
TAG : sas
Date : October 11 2020, 10:00 PM , By : Pierre Maginot
Transposing a complex data set in SAS
Transposing a complex data set in SAS
should help you out Complex transformations usually involve more than one TRANSPOSE or DATA steps with arrays. Sometimes an overly complex transformation is a hint that what is really needed is a reporting procedure such as tabulate or report instead
TAG : sas
Date : October 10 2020, 06:00 AM , By : user6035873
Reading large MSSQL tables from SAS efficiently
Reading large MSSQL tables from SAS efficiently
Any of those help BULKLOAD=yes is for uploading data from SAS. Reading data into SAS should not require special flags.47 GB in two hours seems slow, but I'm not sure if you'll find someone who's willing to help you troubleshoot it in an online forum.
TAG : sas
Date : October 09 2020, 10:00 PM , By : Alterbix
Formatting in SAS to Create Buckets
Formatting in SAS to Create Buckets
seems to work fine I use the following code to bucket my continuous variable in SAS, but it does not work: , You are just not setting the dataset - rather creating a new one.
TAG : sas
Date : October 09 2020, 01:00 PM , By : AmanT
How to remove special ASCII characters?
How to remove special ASCII characters?
fixed the issue. Will look into that further You can use kpropdata function. From doc:
TAG : sas
Date : October 09 2020, 02:00 AM , By : Kuro
Need same output in sas
Need same output in sas
Hope that helps So I have the following data: , Try this:
TAG : sas
Date : October 08 2020, 06:00 PM , By : user6040820
Remove invalid string entries (\n) from numeric column variables
Remove invalid string entries (\n) from numeric column variables
it helps some times The import process that finds data that is non-numeric will cause that column to be _character_, so some of your A1-A54 are character.What happens if you code this ?
TAG : sas
Date : October 08 2020, 01:00 PM , By : lss
How to import a zipped ".sas7bdat" file?
How to import a zipped ".sas7bdat" file?
will help you You need to uncompress the dataset before SAS can use it. So you need to find a place that has enough space for the fully expanded file. Note that your code is trying to specify the member name of the file within the ZIP file twice. You
TAG : sas
Date : October 08 2020, 03:00 AM , By : devpaopao
How could you generate test data with no input data in SAS?
How could you generate test data with no input data in SAS?
With these it helps Why don't you use one of the example datasets in the SASHELP library? For instance
TAG : sas
Date : October 07 2020, 11:00 PM , By : phobi4n
Concatenating all variables in an observation in SAS
Concatenating all variables in an observation in SAS
wish help you to fix your issue Solution with vvalue and concat function (||):It is similar with 'solution without catx' (the last one), but it is simplified by vvalue function instead put.
TAG : sas
Date : October 07 2020, 10:00 PM , By : Moslem Yazdani
how to make sum of row level data in sas
how to make sum of row level data in sas
fixed the issue. Will look into that further I want to do row level sum in sas , You can do it using a datastep too:
TAG : sas
Date : October 06 2020, 06:00 PM , By : seetha lakshmi
Iterate over list of values
Iterate over list of values
Does that help I am assuming you want to load the column names into a macro variable and do some iteration through those values. If that is the case, %scan is your friend in this case.
TAG : sas
Date : October 06 2020, 05:00 AM , By : Athina Kifisia
Proc Sort Using a Macro
Proc Sort Using a Macro
Hope that helps I created 40 plus tables (using a marco, which I just learned how to do) that I would like to apply the Proc Sort statement to. I want each table sorted by the same variable 'Account_Description' (each table contains this variable). ,
TAG : sas
Date : October 06 2020, 05:00 AM , By : Prodip Roy
How to create a hierarchical column structure in SAS
How to create a hierarchical column structure in SAS
wish of those help You can kind of replicate this output using proc means, but if you actually want this in a dataset you can use the following:
TAG : sas
Date : October 06 2020, 12:00 AM , By : Nimesh Patel
Summing a Column By Group In a Dataset With Macros
Summing a Column By Group In a Dataset With Macros
will be helpful for those in need Use PROC MEANS to summarize the data Use a data step and IF/THEN statement to create your flags.
TAG : sas
Date : October 05 2020, 11:00 PM , By : Khalaf
Referencing one computed column from another
Referencing one computed column from another
help you fix your problem You can read more about calculated variables here (paragraph name "THE CALCULATED OPTION ON THE SELECT"). In your case you should write:
TAG : sas
Date : October 04 2020, 11:00 PM , By : hedieh bsh
Assign value to variable based on distribution table
Assign value to variable based on distribution table
This might help you Sounds like you want to generate a series of random numbers using the RAND() function with the TABLE distriubtion. You can then use the number generated to pick which letter.
TAG : sas
Date : October 04 2020, 07:00 AM , By : Muhammad Elkhateeb
What code do I use to create the first prime numbers within 1-50 in SAS?
What code do I use to create the first prime numbers within 1-50 in SAS?
help you fix your problem Typical sieve, track primes in an array and check for any prime divisors up to square root of candidate.
TAG : sas
Date : October 02 2020, 01:00 PM , By : Ramin Morsali
select rows with a change in value
select rows with a change in value
should help you out You can use the NOTSORTED keyword on the BY statement. So although the data is sorted by ID and DATE have the BY statement create the FIRST./LAST. flags based on ID and AMOUNT instead.
TAG : sas
Date : October 01 2020, 10:00 AM , By : Surya Tej
How to grant privileges on DB2 table create by data step in SAS?
How to grant privileges on DB2 table create by data step in SAS?
I wish this help you I am unaware of any DB2 CREATE TABLE options that grant permissions.However, if there are any, the data set option DBCREATE_TABLE_OPTS= could be specified in your SAS code:
TAG : sas
Date : October 01 2020, 02:00 AM , By : Rashmi
How to change default to Base SAS
How to change default to Base SAS
To fix the issue you can do Windows: Control panel > Programs> Default Programs > Set Associations > change default program associated with the extension.
TAG : sas
Date : September 29 2020, 12:00 PM , By : stim
SAS: ODS EXCEL (how to name different sheets)
SAS: ODS EXCEL (how to name different sheets)
This might help you If you want to name the sheets using values of crime_type variable, you can use options(sheet_name='byval1') instead (options sheet_name="CRIME TYPE")
TAG : sas
Date : September 29 2020, 12:00 AM , By : Erickson Disla
Need to set unknown amount of datasets together
Need to set unknown amount of datasets together
may help you . Use a naming convention where each data set has the same prefix and goes to a single library. Then you can stack them easily at the end:
TAG : sas
Date : September 28 2020, 06:00 AM , By : Abhijit Abbie
sas Reading Hierarchical Files
sas Reading Hierarchical Files
hop of those help? Please add more details about the fields. Here is what I can get by guessing.
TAG : sas
Date : September 28 2020, 05:00 AM , By : C. Benoit
Why does this SAS code executing both the IF THEN DO and ELSE DO conditions?
Why does this SAS code executing both the IF THEN DO and ELSE DO conditions?
hope this fix your issue It isn't. The macro pre-processor is evaluating the macro statments (%let etc.) before the data step is compiled and run. So when the data step runs just the actual SAS statements (including any conditionally generate by the
TAG : sas
Date : September 28 2020, 02:00 AM , By : ecnolant
SAS convert vertical data with dates into horizontal data
SAS convert vertical data with dates into horizontal data
hope this fix your issue Transforming a dataset from having categorical data values (the date column) into a dataset with the same values as metadata (column names one per year) can be problematic for additional downstream processing.The usual consum
TAG : sas
Date : September 27 2020, 07:00 PM , By : Sandeep Kunchamwar
Why am I getting the error: ERROR: The value 02 is not a valid SAS name. in this simple query
Why am I getting the error: ERROR: The value 02 is not a valid SAS name. in this simple query
I wish did fix the issue. Remark: to debug this type of situations, precede your code with option mprint; Your problem is, that you use '02' as part of a dataset name. Of course you only want 02. The solution is to leave the single quotes out of your
TAG : sas
Date : September 27 2020, 04:00 AM , By : Carlos
adding rows given a certain condition
adding rows given a certain condition
This might help you Assuming that the DATE variable has actual date values in it you just need to output twice on the last observation in each group.
TAG : sas
Date : September 27 2020, 03:00 AM , By : Eddie Conk
Converting SAS code to another language, to turn into self-contained distributable exe
Converting SAS code to another language, to turn into self-contained distributable exe
will help you There is no tool that takes a SAS program or step and compiles it into a separate .exe or .dll.If you are working at a company that has a SAS Server installed you can published your code as a stored process, and other users can run the
TAG : sas
Date : September 25 2020, 07:00 PM , By : Antihiro
Sas: How to use macro for infile multiple txt?
Sas: How to use macro for infile multiple txt?
around this issue You should make loop by elements in macro variable and work with scanned element of list but not with list of elements inside the loop. So the code will look like:
TAG : sas
Date : September 25 2020, 02:00 AM , By : liming
Replacing values of a column with its minimum value in sas
Replacing values of a column with its minimum value in sas
I wish this helpful for you You can use the fact that PROC SQL will automatically remerge aggregate statistics back onto detail observations.
TAG : sas
Date : September 24 2020, 11:00 PM , By : Chaitanya Sahu
SAS, keeping only columns that contain a certain character
SAS, keeping only columns that contain a certain character
wish help you to fix your issue If you want do keep only variables that start with an s, then use name prefix list operator :.
TAG : sas
Date : September 13 2020, 03:00 AM , By : Jishnu Suresh
Proc format variable format not showing up
Proc format variable format not showing up
Hope that helps Please ensure to review your log.It shows that the error is right after your PROC FORMAT statement. In this case you're missing the code that tells you SAS if the format is a informat or format and the format name.
TAG : sas
Date : September 13 2020, 02:00 AM , By : Himanshu gupta
Pull Strings Before and After Key Words
Pull Strings Before and After Key Words
I hope this helps you . Have you looked at the perl regular expression (PRX) functions in SAS. I think they might solve your issue.You can use RegEx capture groups to pull out the two words directly before your keyword using prxparse and prxposn. The
TAG : sas
Date : September 08 2020, 07:00 AM , By : bb321
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