Appendix B: Display Manager


Using the Enhanced Editor

Indenting Your Code

Commenting Out a Section of Code

Converting a String to Uppercase or Lowercase

Removing Excessive White Space

Opening a New Enhanced Editor Window

Using the Program Editor

Customizing Function Keys

Setting Options

Using Line Commands

Working with the Recall Stack

Handling Unbalanced Quotation Marks


There are many ways to write and run SAS code—SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Studio, random text editors, and batch processing. I’m still old-fashioned enough to use the SAS Display Manager, also called DMS, the SAS Windowing Environment, or just Base SAS. It is the windowing environment that you get when you run the sas executable: it has multiple windows, ...

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