The web-based doc is quite slow for me as well, and navigation is often
troublesome, especially when trying to go back to another page that you've
been to previously. I'm using IE8 on a connection that routine achieves 7
Mbps, so I don't think the problem is on the client side.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ya Huang" <ya.huang@AMYLIN.COM>
Sent: Friday, July 09, 2010 12:59
Subject: Re: v9.2 online doc painfully slow
> Thanks Mike,
> I was wondering if others feel slow too. From your comments, it looks
> to me that the slow may not caused by a slow server at SAS, but something
> on the client side. We are still using IE6, could it be the reason
> of the slow?
> On Fri, 9 Jul 2010 13:22:05 -0400, Michael Raithel
> <michaelraithel@WESTAT.COM> wrote:
>>Ya Huang posted the following:
>>> Hi there,
>>> I found this link is painfully slow. Is there way to install a
>>> local version, without having to buy searchable pdf version from SAS
>>> (according to the link)?
>>Ya, I guess that one person's slow is another person's fast:-) I am happy
> to say that I have had the opposite experience and found the response time
> to the SAS Online Documentation to be very good. I even have a shortcut to
> this link on my desktop here at SAS Mecca:
>>...and use it so often, that the shortcut, itself, is worn down to such a
> smooth nub that my cursor often just slides over it. I think that link is
> a great jumping-off place for SAS enthusiasts; especially those of tender
> SAS years.
>>I hope that you are able to get faster access to SAS documentation. And,
> best of luck in all your SAS endeavors!
>>I hope that this suggestion proves helpful now, and in the future!
>>Of course, all of these opinions and insights are my own, and do not
> reflect those of my organization or my associates. All SAS code and/or
> methodologies specified in this posting are for illustrative purposes only
> and no warranty is stated or implied as to their accuracy or
> People deciding to use information in this posting do so at their own
>>Michael A. Raithel
>>"The man who wrote the book on performance"
>>Author: Tuning SAS Applications in the MVS Environment
>>Author: Tuning SAS Applications in the OS/390 and z/OS Environments,
> Second Edition
>>Author: The Complete Guide to SAS Indexes
>>Summer afternoon - summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two
>>beautiful words in the English language. - Henry James