illegal character-to-numeric conversions
and 88
illegal operations and 87
in raw data 451
indexes 653
numeric 451
order of 85
printing 162
propagation of 87
propagation of, preventing 88
reading instream data lines with 426
representing in input data 451
representing in raw data 89
setting to missing in DATA step 90
special numeric 451, 452
updating data sets 509, 513
modified list input 446
MODIFY statement
indexes with 510
primary uses 511
updating data sets 507, 508
with BY versus UPDATE statement
510
modifying data sets 476
tools for 476
monolingual Asian TrueType fonts 286
Mozilla Firefox
font mapping 322
SVG documents and 322
MPP appliances 207
Multi Engine Architecture 587
multi-unit intervals 128
multi-week intervals 129
multidimensional arrays 566, 573
grouping variables in 573
nested DO loops 574
multilingual Unicode TrueType fonts 286
multiple-pass access
engines 748
N
name literals 31
avoiding errors 33
examples 32
restrictions 32
name prefix lists 50, 606
name range lists 50
named input 448
names 22, 24
automatic naming convention 607
catalogs 701
data sets 604
definition 24
generation groups 633, 636
length of 24
library names 587
reserved 24, 39
user-supplied 24
variable names 26
native data files 616
native library engines 750
default Base SAS engine 750
definition 750
REMOTE engine 750
SASESOCK engine 751
sequential engines 751
SPD Engine 751
transport engine 751
V6 compatibility engine 751
native mode 454
native views 675
nested DO loops 574
NOMISS composite indexes 662
non-standard files
importing 400
noninteractive mode 9
nonmatched observations
updating data sets with 513
nonstandard data 441
NOT operator 106
null data sets 607
numbered range lists 50, 606
numbers 22
numeric comparisons 102
IN operator in 102
numeric constants 94
in hexadecimal notation 95
in scientific notation 95
in standard notation 94
numeric data
reading 441
numeric missing values 451
numeric values 441
numeric variables 38
converting to character 44
sort order of missing values 85
numeric-character conversion 98
numerical precision 60
comparison considerations 74
computational considerations 72
determining number of bytes 79
double versus single precision 80
floating-point example on Windows 67
floating-point example on z/OS 72
floating-point on Windows 67
floating-point on z/OS 70
floating-point representation 63
how SAS stores 62
IEEE standard 66
precision versus magnitude 64
transferring data 81
832 Index

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