Chris Hemedinger 0
You can use it for evil, too

I found this excellent example of What Not To Do on graphjam.com. I was inspired to see if I could recreate something similar in SAS. You see the result here. Yes, the PIE3D statement is ready to do your bidding. If that's what you really want.

Chris Hemedinger 0
The CIO perspective from MWSUG

Along with hundreds of SAS users, Alison (of sas.com fame) is attending the MidWest SAS User Group meeting. She recently "live-blogged" the keynote presentation from Suzanne Gordon, our CIO. Suzanne does us proud every time. Check out what she had to say to the MWSUG attendees about her start at

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Angela Hall 0
Shared Prompts in SAS BI 9.2 ~ Modifying via EG 4.2

After mentioning the requirements in SAS Management Console to create and edit Shared Prompts (https://blogs.sas.com/content/bi/2009/09/24/creating-a-shared-prompt-for-multiple-imaps-and-stps-9-2/), I then came across functionality in SAS Enterprise Guide 4.2. In the 'Server List', there is a small blue circle with a 1-2-3 and when you mouse over you will see 'Prompt Manager'. When adding

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George McDaniel 0
Our over-populated social mediaverse

Hmmm. Let’s see. Facebook. Check. Twitter. Check. LinkedIn. Check. That’s about it for me, social media Website-wise. Guess I got that covered. What? You say there’s more? Lots more? Boy, is there ever. Wikipedia lists 157 active social networking sites. My favorite in that bunch, which I’ve not been quite

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Angela Hall 0
Open up File Level Security for the BI Dashboard Configuration

(SAS 9.2) To get the SAS BI Dashboard to work appropriately, the users who have Role level access to modify and create Dashboards MUST also have read/execute/write access to the BIDashboard configuration folder (example of this location: C:SASEBIserverLev1AppDataSASBIDashboard4.2) 1. SAS Management Console: The Group "BI Dashboard Administrators" by default is

Chris Hemedinger 0
SAS 9.2 support for Windows Server 2008

When I said the release was imminent, I wasn't kidding. It's now available. With SAS 9.2 Maintenance 2 we now have support for Windows Server 2008 (in addition to what we already had for SAS 9.1.3). This 9.2 Maintenance release also has various fixes and improvements not only to the

Chris Hemedinger 0
Other SAS blogs of NOTE:

Hello Knowledge Thirsters, Today I discovered that the NOTE: newsletter (pronounced /note colon/) has migrated to the blogosphere. I'm pleased and humbled to admit I've already learned a few things by reading it. This site and others like Angela's SAS BI blog, the "SAS Tips" site, and the cacophony of

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Shelly Goodin 0
My fifteen minutes

Last year, I was fortunate enough to attend David Pogue’s dynamic presentation at SAS on Web 2.0. In addition to being a popular New York Times columnist, author, and CBS news correspondent, to my delight, Mr. Pogue is also a former Broadway conductor. Experiencing Mr. Pogue’s one-man show, combining technology,

Chris Hemedinger 0
SAS 9.1.3 on Windows Server 2008

I get this question all of the time on the discussion forum and this blog, so I feel I should help to spread the news. SAS now supports SAS 9.1.3 SP4 on Windows 2008 (32-bit edition). Here is the official statement. Update 07Oct2009: I changed this to indicate that the

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Stacey Hamilton 0
Learn from the past, look to the future

“We must all hang together, or assuredly, we shall all hang separately” —Benjamin Franklin Burlington, Vermont, 14 September—Here I sit in my room in the Burlington Hilton, damp from getting lost in a rainstorm walking around a small college town. I reflect: Why am I watching Monday Night Football instead

Chris Hemedinger 0
They love us in Japan

At least, they will love us when they see that we've translated the SAS Enterprise Guide 4.2 tutorial into Japanese and put it on the SAS support site. We've also got three flavors of Chinese (zh-TW, zh-CN, zh-HK) and Korean now available. These new editions join the Italian, German, Spanish,

Michael Smith 0
The Geek’s Guide to Seattle

I can’t take credit for selecting Seattle as the site of SAS Global Forum 2010. But I can thank the SAS Global Forum Executive Board for making that decision a number of years ago. We had a terrific conference the last time (SUGI 28 in 2003), and that must be

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Kirsten Hamstra 0
Camera-ready at WUSS '09!

I checked our SAS Publishing Twitter account the other day, and was surprised to see that SAS Press contracted author Sy Troung had posted videos of attendees and SAS representatives from the Western Users of SAS Software (WUSS) conference held in San Jose on September 1-3, 2009. What a cool

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Keith Holdaway 0
A hit, a very palpable hit

In Shakespeare’s tragedy of Hamlet, the sycophantic Osric, who witnessed Hamlet’s “very palpable hit” during a fencing duel, forces Claudius to adopt another strategy to achieve his goal, Hamlet’s murder. I see this analogy playing out more and more frequently among the International oil companies (IOCs) and National oil companies

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