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The Little SAS® Book for Enterprise Guide® 4.1 by Lora D. Delwiche, Susan J. Slaughter

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1.6. SAS Data Tables

SAS Enterprise Guide can read and write many kinds of data files (see Chapter 2 for more on this topic), but for most purposes, you will want to have your data in a special form called a SAS data table. When you open a SAS data table, it is displayed in the workspace in a Data Grid. The following Data Grid shows the Tours data table. A new tour has been added for Lassen.

Terminology

In SAS Enterprise Guide, rows are also called observations, columns are also called variables, and data tables are also called data sets. SAS Enterprise Guide uses all these terms. Some tasks refer to columns and others ...

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