Stored Process Tricks

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Stored Processes

More SAS Stored Process Sleight of Hand Tricks

In my last post, Little Known Secrets from SAS Stored Process Magicians, I talked about how SAS developers are often confused with magicians.  I’m guessing it’s not our top hat and disappearing rabbits – more likely that SAS allows us to do all kinds of tasks that seem impossible but are undeniably easy. Note: This series […]

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Stored Processes

Little Known Secrets from SAS Stored Process Magicians

When writing stored processes – it can be tricky designing the perfect prompts especially when working with tricky users. Maybe you feel more like a magician than a SAS developer. Recently I needed a SAS stored process that allowed a user to find a needle in a very large haystack.  Let me share a simple […]

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Coding & Data
Stored Processes

Taming SAS Stored Process Selection List Prompts

I like most things SAS.  But there are of course some features that I wish were implemented differently.  One of those is selection list prompts.   The good news is, even when SAS implements something in a way that I find, well let’s say, surprising, there is often a way to use some other part […]

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Macro Library
Coding & Data
Stored Processes

Using an Autocall Macro Library in SAS BI

[dropcap]As[/dropcap] a SAS programmer, I am dependent on my SAS autocall macro library.  It stores a bunch of utility macros that I use on a daily basis. When I started learning about stored processes and other BI tools, one of my first thoughts was “How can I access all of my utility macros?”  And it turns […]

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Stored Processes

Three of the Most Common SAS Stored Process Errors

If you want to learn how to create a stored process at the SAS Global Forum 2013, then make sure you attend the “Building Your First Stored Process” Hands On workshop that Angela and are hosting on Wednesday morning.  We will show you how to build a three different stored process with prompts in under […]

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