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.
Methods for Getting Your Data into SAS
Entering Data with the Viewtable Window
Reading Files with the Import Wizard
Telling SAS Where to Find Your Raw Data
Reading Raw Data Separated by Spaces
Reading Raw Data Arranged in Columns
Reading Raw Data Not in Standard Format