SAS/ACCESS interface to PC file formats changes and enhancements.

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Published by SAS Institute in Cary, NC .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • SAS/ACCESS.,
  • SAS (Computer file),
  • PC-file.,
  • Computer interfaces.

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Includes index.

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ContributionsSAS Institute.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18129579M
ISBN 101555446396
OCLC/WorldCa31326352

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• In SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files, the Import and Export procedures and wizards were updated to include support for JMP files. This support is now included, by default, in Base SAS. This means that you no longer need a SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files license to access JMP files through the use of Import and Export procedures and wizards.

This book uses sample PC files that show you how to use the SAS/ACCESS interface to PC file formats. The PC files were created for a fictitious international textile manufacturer. This company's product line includes some special fabrics that are made to.

Overview of the SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files Methods for Accessing PC Files Data 3 Using This Document 4 Sample Data in This Document 4 Methods for Accessing PC Files Data SAS/ACCESS for PC files enables you to read data from PC files, to use that data in SAS reports or applications, and to use SAS data sets to create PC files in various.

SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files includes accessing data in Microsoft Access database files and Excel workbook files. The Import and Export Wizards guide you through the steps to access your data. The Import and Export Wizards as well as the IMPORT and EXPORT procedures facilitate data transfer between SAS data sets and several PC file formats.

Methods for Accessing PC Files Data. You can use SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files to read data from PC files for use in SAS reports or applications. You can use SAS data sets to create PC files in various formats. SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files includes accessing data in Microsoft Access database files and Microsoft Excel workbook files as well as in other PC file formats.

SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files: Reference PDF | HTML; SAS/ACCESS DATA Step Interface to CA-IDMS: Reference PDF | HTML Note: Beginning in SAS M7, this product is no longer available with SAS offerings. SAS/ACCESS Interface to ADABAS: Reference PDF | HTML; SAS/ACCESS Interface to CA-Datacom/DB: Reference PDF | HTML.

The IMPORT and EXPORT procedures are part of SAS software. You can use these procedures without a license for SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC files. For SAS, access is available only to JMP 7 or later files or to CSV, TXT, and other delimited files.

You can also use other SAS methods to import delimited data, such as the SAS INFILE statement. The availability and behavior of SAS/ACCESS features vary from one interface to another. Therefore, consult the information in both the general and the DBMS-specific sections of the appropriate SAS/ACCESS document.

I suggest you first confirm that SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files is in your current licence - run proc setinit noalias; run; Typically SAS will install all licensed products unless you explicitly change your product selection. Hi, SAS/ACCESS to PC Files is a component of SAS Foundation, so this will be re-installed if you choose to add the ACCESS product.

I don't believe you will need to configure SAS if you just want to use Access to PC Files from Base SAS, so you can select "Add New Software" to install it.

When the SAS/ACCESS to PC files is licensed on the server your support staff could implement a PC-files-server running on a Windows-server (virtualized) being part of an AD domain.

You could also run a pc-files server on your local-pc but that one should be accessible from the server as. Explains how to use SAS to access, import, and export popular PC files data such as Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, DBF, JMP, LotusParadox, SPSS, and Stata files.

Provides details about SAS/ACCESS statements, options, environment variables, and the IMPORT and EXPORT procedures and wizards. Contains information about using a PC Files server as a Microsoft Windows service or. SAS/ACCESS for PC Files: Reference, Second Edition Explains how to use the power and flexibility of SAS to quickly and easily access, analyze, and present data from popular PC files.

Provides detailed information about procedures, statements, options, and environment variables to access data in specific PC files. SAS/ACCESS Interface to IMS.

Reference. Author: Sas Institute Inc. Unknown: Sas Institute ISBN: SAS/ACCESS descriptor files are the tools that the SAS System uses to establish a connection to a PC file. To create descriptor files, use the ACCESS procedure. There are two kinds of descriptor files: access descriptors and view descriptors.

The following sections give a brief overview of these files. Explains how to use SAS/ACCESS to access, import, and export popular PC files data such as Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, JMP, Paradox, SPSS, Stata, DBF, Lotusand delimited files.

Provides details about SAS/ACCESS statements, options, and environment variables, as well as the IMPORT and EXPORT procedures and wizards. Describes how to send data source-specific SQL. Thank you for the quick reply, i have just noticed the information "Some SAS installations, including SAS University Edition, do not have the SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files engine that is necessary to assign a LIBNAME statement to an Excel file.

", so the only way is to use "proc import" i suppose. The PC Files Server is NOT, I repeat NOT, SAS/ACCESS to PC Files. The first is a special server program for Windows machines that allows non-Windows SAS computers access to the older MS Office formats.

The second is a part of the Base SAS package and can be installed on all SAS-supported platforms. Say that you have a version 9 SAS data file called 7bdat and a version 9 format library for it called 7bcat on your computer in c:\.You would like to use the formats when you display your data.

Here is an example showing how you can use the formats stored in the format library. SAS PC Files Server is part of SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files. SAS PC Files Server is a bit or bit application that is installed on Microsoft ® Windows ®. SAS PC Files Server enables: bit SAS on Windows to access PC files when bit Microsoft Office ® is present.

SAS/ACCESS for PC Files. SAS / Viya File Format-Specific Reference for the IMPORT and EXPORT Procedures. File Format-Specific Reference for the IMPORT and EXPORT Procedures.

Delimited Files. Microsoft Workbook Files. Microsoft Access Database Files. Lotus WKn Files. dBase DBF Files. dBase DBF MEMO Files. JMP Files. Paradox.

SAS ACCESS Interface to PC files should be Included as part of BASE SAS License and NOT sold as a Separate not, atleast include the Excel Support as part of BASE SAS License. This will benefit SAS Users wanting to Read Excel files directly using SASt especially on Unix Environments. The IMPORT and EXPORT procedures are part of SAS Foundation software.

You can use these procedures without a license for SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC files. Without a SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files license, access is available only to JMP 7 or later files and delimited files such You can also use other SAS methods to import delimited data, such as the SAS INFILE.

The SAS/ACCESS Software documentation suggests that the data in the external PC file should be extracted (copied) to a SAS dataset to improve processing efficiency if any of the following conditions are true. The PC file is large and you use the data repeatedly in SAS programs.

The PC file data is sorted several times in a SAS program. The SAS/ACCESS interface to PC file formats consists of two procedures and an interface view engine that perform these tasks: ACCESS procedure creates SAS/ACCESS descriptor files that describe data in a PC file to the SAS System.

creates a SAS data file from data that are stored in a PC file. interface view engine. It’s easy to use the point and click tools in SAS Studio in SAS OnDemand for Academics to upload data and programs from your computer. In the Server Files and Folders tab in SAS Studio, right-click the directory to which you’d like to upload your files.

Select Upload Files. Select Choose Files, browse your computer, select your files and click Upload. SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files works with Microsoft Excel workbook 5, 95, 97,and later.

These files are referred to collectively in this document as XLS or XLSX files. An Excel file represents an Excel workbook. An Excel workbook is.

What's New in SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files Overview SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files enables you to import and export supported PC file formats between the original source format and SAS data sets or CAS files. SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files: Reference, Fourth.

Give technical and business users fast, easy access to the data they need. SAS/ACCESS provides seamless and transparent read, write and update rights to more than 60 data sources, including relational and nonrelational databases, PC files, Hadoop, Amazon Redshift and data warehouse appliances.

SAS/ACCESS Software for PC File Formats: Reference: Import/Export Facility and Procedures. The Import/Export Facility and the IMPORT and EXPORT procedures provide two ways in which to transfer data between SAS and external data sources.

These external data sources can include PC file formats, database files, spreadsheets, and delimited files. Explains how to use SAS/ACCESS to access, import, and export popular PC files data such as Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, JMP, Paradox, SPSS, Stata, DBF, Lotusand delimited files.

Provides details about SAS/ACCESS statements, options, and environment variables, as well as the IMPORT and EXPORT procedures and wizards. Describes how to send data source-specific SQL.

SAS/ACCESS Software for PC File Formats has the following changes: If you run this SAS/ACCESS interface in the Windows, OS/2, or UNIX operating environment, you can now use the DBF or DIF procedures to access local data in these file types.

If you run under OS/ or CMS, you can now use the DBF procedure. What's New in SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files Overview SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files enables you to import and export supported PC file formats between the original source format and SAS data sets or CAS files.

Files are moved between the native PC format and SAS using IMPORT and EXPORT procedures, wizards, or through LIBNAME statements. SAS access interface to PC files Posted AM ( views) I've access to ' SAS access interface to PC files ' and my SAS was installed in AIX server.

MIXED=YES tells SAS that if multiple formats are detected in a column, that column should instead be read in as a string variable. (This ensures that the original information is not lost during the import process.) (Source: Usage Note Clarification of MIXED=YES in SAS 9.x SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files).

interface view engine enables you to use descriptor files in SAS programs to access DBMS data directly and enables you to specify descriptor files in SAS programs to update, insert, or delete DBMS data directly.

For more information about using SAS/ACCESS software under OS/2, see SAS/ACCESS Software for PC File Formats: Reference and other SAS. PROC IMPORT SAS/Access to PC file formats Type each table name in SAS progrma before data transfer.

For CSV and DDE methods, each table name in the mdb file needs to be typed into the INFILE statement in sas program. All the variable names, order and informats in INPUT statement should exactly match those in database tables.

To access the data, the interface accesses a range in a worksheet as a table. If the range is not specified, the interface accesses the entire worksheet as a table.

By default, the interface uses the Microsoft Excel formats of columns in the first row of the range to determine the formats of variables in SAS/ACCESS descriptors.

Interface SAS data views contain descriptor information for data that has been formatted by other software products, for example, a database management system. Such a view is created with the ACCESS procedure in SAS/ACCESS software. For more information, see SAS/ACCESS Software for PC File Formats: Reference and other SAS/ACCESS documentation.

Like the SAS windowing environment and SAS Enterprise Guide, it comes with Base SAS. It is also the interface for SAS University Edition and for SAS OnDemand for Academics.

SAS Studio runs in a browser so it can run on any type of computer including Macs. Lora Delwiche and I have written a supplement to The Little SAS Book for users of SAS.

Getting the output of your SAS process "out" to the non-SAS people who need to consume it. Here's a handy DATA step program that can copy file content from one place to another. It copies the content byte-by-byte, so it's great for copying files from your SAS session to a place outside of SAS, or vice versa.SAS/ACCESS(R) Interface to PC Files: Reference sas access document is available in our digital library an online access to it is set as public so you can get it instantly.

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