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SAS Certification Prep Guide: Base Programming for SAS 9, Third Edition by SAS Institute

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Overview

Introduction

When you begin a SAS session, it's often convenient to set up your environment first. For example, you may want to
  • define libraries that contain the SAS data sets that you intend to use
  • specify whether your procedure output is created as HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) output, LISTING output, or another type of output.
  • set features of your LISTING output, if you are creating any, such as whether the date and time appear
  • specify how two-digit year values should be interpreted.
This chapter shows you how to define libraries, reference SAS files, and specify options for your SAS session. You also learn how to specify the form(s) of output to produce.
SAS System Options Window

Objectives

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