Chapter 3: Importing Your Own Data

Introduction

In the last chapter, you saw how to use some of the features of SAS Studio to manipulate data from built-in SAS data sets in SASHELP. In this chapter, you will see how easy it is to create SAS data sets by importing data from Excel workbooks, CSV files, and many other file formats such as Access and SPSS.

Uploading Data from Your Local Computer to SAS Studio

Before you start uploading data files and programs to the cloud, you need to create a folder to hold the files. This is similar to folders on a Windows platform. If you open up the Server Files and Folders tab in the navigation pane, you will see the following.

Figure 3.1: The Server Files and Folders Tab in the Navigation Pane

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