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Custom Tasks for SAS Enterprise Guide Using Microsoft .NET by Chris Hemedinger

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Options for Custom Processes in SAS Enterprise Guide

If you need to customize a process that isn't covered by a built-in task in SAS Enterprise Guide, you have several options.

Write a SAS program.

For a SAS programmer, it's the ultimate in flexibility. Anything that you can do in a DATA step, macro language, or SAS procedure is available to you in a SAS program. What's the problem with this approach? The only person who understands how to write the ultimate SAS program is a SAS programmer. If you have an audience that includes non-programmers, you probably need something more controlled.

Write a SAS program and add prompts.

With SAS Enterprise Guide, you can add placeholder values, called prompts, to your project. When you reference one of these ...

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