SAS author's tip: Displaying multiple box plots for each value of a categorical variable

This week's SAS tip is from superstar author Ron Cody and his very popular book SAS Statistics by Example. Ron has been using SAS (and writing about SAS) for a long time. And he communicates his vast expertise in a friendly, easy-to-understand manner. If you've used any of Ron's books, I'm sure you'll agree. The following […]

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SAS author's tip: replaying using WHERE= clauses

This week's SAS tip comes from Michael Tuchman and his book PROC DOCUMENT by Example Using SAS. Michael, a senior statistician, has been using SAS since 1999. And his experience comes through in his book. It's received strong reviews including this one from SAS user Wendi Wright: "Currently, I believe PROC DOCUMENT is a highly […]

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SAS author's tip: Planning versus forecasting and manual overrides

This week's SAS tip is from Applied Data Mining for Forecasting Using SAS by Tim Rey, Arthur Kordon, and Chip Wells. Whether you're a forecasting practitioner, engineer, statistician, or economist, you'll appreciate the many real-world examples in the book. And hopefully this free excerpt. The following excerpt is from SAS Press […]

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SAS author's tip: Using ODS to send output to alternate destinations

Ron Cody starts things off right with our first SAS tip of 2014. If you resolve to become a better statistical programmer this year, Ron's book SAS Statistics by Example is a great place to start. After you take a look at this week's free excerpt from the book, head over to Ron's author page. You'll […]

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SAS author's tip: Getting the project templates for Microsoft Visual Studio

This week’s SAS tip is from the fabulous Chris Hemedinger and his latest book Custom Tasks for SAS Enterprise Guide Using Microsoft .NET. Many of you are already familiar with Chris—whether you read his blog The SAS Dummy, hear him speak at conferences, or use his very helpful books. After […]

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SAS author's tip: navigating SAS information Map Studio

This week's SAS tip is from Renu Gehring and her brand new book SAS Business Intelligence for the Health Care Industry: Practical Applications. Renu is a SAS instructor, consultant, and analyst at CareOregon, Inc. After reading this week's free excerpt, visit Renu's author page for additional good information including book reviews and more. The […]

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SAS author's tip: Using the SPARSE option with PROC FREQ

This week's SAS tip is from Art Carpenter and his latest book Carpenter's Guide to Innovative SAS Techniques. A SAS user since 1977, Art is an integral and highly respected member of the user community. He's also the author of several outstanding SAS books--and you can explore them here. The following excerpt is from SAS […]

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SAS author's tip: A brief review of the SAS Enterprise Miner ARBORETUM procedure

This week's SAS tip is from Barry de Ville and Padraic Neville's new book Decision Trees for Analytics Using SAS Enterprise Miner. Filled with a multitude of examples and figures, this comprehensive book has received strong early user reviews. I hope that you'll also find this week's excerpt helpful in your […]

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SAS author's tip: Some useful WHERE operators

This week's SAS tip is from Ron Cody and his very popular book Learning SAS by Example: A Programmer's Guide. If you haven't yet discovered Ron Cody's work, you're missing out. Fortunately, you can learn a lot more about Ron and his many books--as well as view bonus content here. The following excerpt […]

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SAS author's tip: Moving ODS output into your internet or intranet site

This week's SAS tip is from Lauren Haworth, Cynthia L. Zender, and Michele Burlew's book Output Delivery System: The Basics and Beyond. This example-driven book includes broad coverage of some of the best features of ODS. To learn more about the book and the authors, visit our Web catalog to read […]

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