The SAS Catalog Explorer Interaction
The SAS Catalog Explorer task differs from other tasks in this book.
- It doesn't support the normal task cycle of launch, design, and run. Instead, it's a utility window that stays open while you interact with other SAS Enterprise Guide features.
- This task doesn't use traditional Windows Forms technology. Instead, it uses WPF.
- Some parts of this task go beyond what the custom task APIs support. This task requires that you dig deeper into the SAS workspace APIs.
Creating a Utility Window That Floats
Most tasks cannot safely stay visible while you interact with other SAS Enterprise Guide features. The reason is that any task window that enables you to view data or design a report could easily clash with other ...