Chapter 16: Building a SAS Catalog Explorer

About This Task

Source Files for This Example

About SAS Catalogs

Working with SAS Catalogs

The SAS Catalog Explorer Interaction

Creating a Utility Window That Floats

Using SAS Workspace APIs

Using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)

Chapter Summary

Most SAS Enterprise Guide users have no need to peek inside a SAS catalog, which is a file storage medium used internally by many SAS applications. But, long-time SAS programmers might use a SAS catalog as a platform-independent storage medium. They would appreciate a way to look at the catalog and modify the contents. The task example in this chapter shows you how to use data providers to examine SAS file metadata, and how to take advantage of the ...

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