|Date: ||Tue, 17 Jun 2008 15:57:12 -0400|
|Reply-To: ||"Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||"Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>|
|Subject: ||Re: SAS's Future|
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> From: Mary
> Actually, I think SAS has more basic things it should be
> doing; its interface to Microsoft Excel isn't very good, in
> that it doesn't allow specification of variable type and lets
> its import guess based on the first 5 rows.
Mary, have you not read far enough in the manual to get to guessingrows?
PROC Import datafile = ;
> Also having SAS be "free" to those teaching it would help-
> Thus if SAS took the steps
> if it gave it away free to college students,
SAS Institute office of Outreach to Colleges and Universities
has been gaining momentum for the past two years.
I am pleased to see the scholarship students showing up at both SGF,
the regionals, and PharmaSUG,
where those previous years' students are now presenting
and getting Best Paper awards.
> and developed its editor in
> ways that Excel has, such as fill-in functions, I think it
> could have a long future.
Note to the SAS Acquisitions: buy UltraEdit, will you?
Ron Fehd the macro maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2 at cdc dot gov