Chapter 2. Getting Your Data into SAS®

 

“Practice is the best of all instructors.”

 
 --PUBLIUS SYRUS, CIRCA 42 B.C
 

“We all learned by doing, by experimenting (and often failing), and by asking questions.”

 
 --JAY JACOB WIND

From Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations 13th edition, by John Bartlett, copyright 1955 by Little Brown & Company. Public domain.

From the SAS L Listserv, March 15, 1994. Reprinted by permission of the author.

2.1

Methods for Getting Your Data into SAS

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2.2

Entering Data with the Viewtable Window

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2.3

Reading Files with the Import Wizard

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2.4

Telling SAS Where to Find Your Raw Data

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2.5

Reading Raw Data Separated by Spaces

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2.6

Reading Raw Data Arranged in Columns

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2.7

Reading Raw Data Not in Standard Format

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2.8

Selected Informats

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2.9

Mixing ...

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