Name

Syntax and Description


ABS (argument)
Returns the absolute value.
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ADDR(variable)
Returns the memory address of a variable on a 32bit
platform.
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ADDRLONG(variable)
Returns the memory address of a variable on 32bit
and 64bit platforms.
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AIRY(x)
Returns the value of the Airy function.
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ALLCOMB(count, k, variable1,
… ,
variablen)
Generates all combinations of the values of variables taken at a time in a minimal change order.
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ALLPERM(count, variable1
<,variable2 …> )
Generates all permutations of the values of several
variables in a minimal change order.
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ANYALNUM(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for an alphanumeric
character, and returns the first position at which the character is
found.
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ANYALPHA(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for an alphabetic character,
and returns the first position at which the character is found.
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ANYCNTRL(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a control character,
and returns the first position at which that character is found.
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ANYDIGIT(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a digit, and returns
the first position at which the digit is found.
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ANYFIRST(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a character that
is valid as the first character in a SAS variable name under VALIDVARNAME=V7,
and returns the first position at which that character is found.
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ANYGRAPH(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a graphical character,
and returns the first position at which that character is found.
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ANYLOWER(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a lowercase letter,
and returns the first position at which the letter is found.
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ANYNAME(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a character that
is valid in a SAS variable name under VALIDVARNAME=V7, and returns
the first position at which that character is found.
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ANYPRINT(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a printable character,
and returns the first position at which that character is found.
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ANYPUNCT(string
<,start
> )
Searches a string for a punctuation character and
returns the first position at which that character is found.
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ANYPUNCT(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a punctuation character,
and returns the first position at which that character is found.
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ANYSPACE(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a whitespace character
(blank, horizontal and vertical tab, carriage return, line feed, and
form feed), and returns the first position at which that character
is found.
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ANYUPPER(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for an uppercase letter,
and returns the first position at which the letter is found.
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ANYXDIGIT(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a hexadecimal character
that represents a digit, and returns the first position at which that
character is found.
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ARCOS (argument)
Returns the arccosine.
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ARCOSH(x)
Returns the inverse hyperbolic cosine.
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ARSIN (argument)
Returns the arcsine.
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ARSINH(x)
Returns the inverse hyperbolic sine.
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ARTANH(x)
Returns the inverse hyperbolic tangent.
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ATAN (argument)
Returns the arc tangent.
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ATAN2(argument1, argument2)
Returns the arc tangent of the ratio of two numeric
variables.
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ATTRC(datasetid,attrname)
Returns the value of a character attribute for a
SAS data set.
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ATTRN(datasetid,attrname)
Returns the value of a numeric attribute for a SAS
data set.
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band(argument1,argument2)
Returns the bitwise logical AND of two arguments.
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BETA(a,b)
Returns the value of the beta function.
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BETAINV (p,a,b)
Returns a quantile from the beta distribution.
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BLACKCLPRC(E, t, F, r, sigma)
Calculates call prices for European options on futures,
based on the Black model.
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BLACKPTPRC(E, t, F, r, sigma)
Calculates put prices for European options on futures,
based on the Black model.
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BLKSHCLPRC(E, t, S, r, sigma)
Calculates call prices for European options on stocks,
based on the BlackScholes model.
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BLKSHPTPRC(E, t, S, r, sigma)
Calculates put prices for European options on stocks,
based on the BlackScholes model.
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BLSHIFT(argument1,argument2)
Returns the bitwise logical left shift of two arguments.
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BNOT(argument)
Returns the bitwise logical NOT of an argument.
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BOR(argument1,argument2)
Returns the bitwise logical OR of two arguments.
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BRSHIFT(argument1,argument2)
Returns the bitwise logical right shift of two arguments.
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BXOR(argument1, argument2)
Returns the bitwise logical EXCLUSIVE OR of two
arguments.
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BYTE(n)
Returns one character in the ASCII collating sequence.
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BYTE(n)
Returns one character in the ASCII collating sequence.
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BYTE (n)
Returns one character in the ASCII or the EBCDIC
collating sequence.
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CALL SOUND(frequency,duration);
Generates a sound with a specific frequency and
duration.
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CALL SYSTEM(command);
Submits an operating system command or a Windows
application for execution.
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CAT(item1
<, …, itemn
> )
Does not remove leading or trailing blanks, and
returns a concatenated character string.
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CATQ(modifiers
<, delimiter
> , item1
<, …, itemn
> )
Concatenates character or numeric values by using
a delimiter to separate items and by adding quotation marks to strings
that contain the delimiter.
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CATS(item1
<, …, itemn
> )
Removes leading and trailing blanks, and returns
a concatenated character string.
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CATT(item1
<, … itemn
> )
Removes trailing blanks, and returns a concatenated
character string.
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CATX(delimiter, item1
<, … itemn
> )
Removes leading and trailing blanks, inserts delimiters,
and returns a concatenated character string.
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CDF (distribution,quantile
<,parm1, … ,parmk
> )
Returns a value from a cumulative probability distribution.
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CEIL (argument)
Returns the smallest integer that is greater than
or equal to the argument, fuzzed to avoid unexpected floatingpoint
results.
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CEILZ (argument)
Returns the smallest integer that is greater than
or equal to the argument, using zero fuzzing.
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CEXIST(entry
<,'U'> )
Verifies the existence of a SAS catalog or SAS catalog
entry.
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CHAR(string, position)
Returns a single character from a specified position
in a character string.
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CHOOSEC (indexexpression, selection1
<,…selectionn
> )
Returns a character value that represents the results
of choosing from a list of arguments.
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CHOOSEN (indexexpression, selection1
<,…selectionn
> )
Returns a numeric value that represents the results
of choosing from a list of arguments.
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CINV (p,df
<,nc
> )
Returns a quantile from the chisquare distribution.
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CLOSE(datasetid)
Closes a SAS data set.
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CMISS(argument1
<, argument2,…> )
Counts the number of missing arguments.
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CNONCT(x,df,prob)
Returns the noncentrality parameter from a chisquare
distribution.
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COALESCE(argument1<..., argumentn>)
Returns the first nonmissing value from a list
of numeric arguments.
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COALESCEC(argument1
<
..., argumentn
> )
Returns the first nonmissing value from a list
of character arguments.
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COLLATE(startposition
<,endposition
> )  (startposition
<,,length
> )
Returns a character string in an ASCII collating
sequence.
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COLLATE (startposition
< ,endposition
> )(startposition
<,,length
> )
Returns an ASCII collating sequence character string.
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COLLATE (startposition
<,endposition
> )  (startposition
<,,length
> )
Returns a character string in ASCII or EBCDIC collating
sequence.
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COMB(n,r)
Computes the number of combinations of elements taken at a time.
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COMPARE(string–1, string–2
<,modifiers
> )
Returns the position of the leftmost character by
which two strings differ, or returns 0 if there is no difference.
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COMPBL(source)
Removes multiple blanks from a character string.
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COMPFUZZ(value1, value2
<, fuzz
<, scale
>
> )
Performs a fuzzy comparison of two numeric values.
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COMPGED(string1, string2
<,cutoff
>
<,modifiers
> )
Returns the generalized edit distance between two
strings.
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COMPLEV(string1, string2
<,cutoff
>
<,modifiers
> )
Returns the Levenshtein edit distance between two
strings.
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COMPOUND(a,f,r,n)
Returns compound interest parameters.
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COMPRESS(<
source
>
<, chars
>
<, modifiers
> )
Returns a character string with specified characters
removed from the original string.
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CONSTANT(constant
<, parameter
> )
Computes machine and mathematical constants.
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CONVX(y,f,c(1), ... ,c(k))
Returns the convexity for an enumerated cash flow.
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CONVXP(A,c,n,K,k_{0}
,y)
Returns the convexity for a periodic cash flow stream,
such as a bond.
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COS (argument)
Returns the cosine.
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COSH(argument)
Returns the hyperbolic cosine.
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COUNT(string,substring
<,modifiers
> )
Counts the number of times that a specified substring
appears within a character string.
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COUNTC(string, charlist
<,modifiers
> )
Counts the number of characters in a string that
appear or do not appear in a list of characters.
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COUNTW(<
string
>
<, chars
>
<, modifiers
> )
Counts the number of words in a character string.
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CSS(argument1
<,...argumentn
> )
Returns the corrected sum of squares.
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CUMIPMT (rate, numberofperiods, principalamount, <
startperiod
>, <
endperiod
>, <
type
>)
Returns the cumulative interest paid on a loan between
the start and end period.
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CUMPRINC (rate, numberofperiods, principalamount, <
startperiod
>, <
endperiod
>, <
type
>)
Returns the cumulative principal paid on a loan
between the start and end period.
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CUROBS(datasetid)
Returns the observation number of the current observation.
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CV(argument1,argument2
<,...argumentn
> )
Returns the coefficient of variation.
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DACCDB(p,v,y,r)
Returns the accumulated declining balance depreciation.
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DACCDBSL(p,v,y,r)
Returns the accumulated declining balance with conversion
to a straightline depreciation.
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DACCSL(p,v,y)
Returns the accumulated straightline depreciation.
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DACCSYD(p,v,y)
Returns the accumulated sumofyearsdigits depreciation.
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DACCTAB(p,v,t1, . . . ,tn)
Returns the accumulated depreciation from specified
tables.
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DAIRY(x)
Returns the derivative of the AIRY function.
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DATDIF(sdate,edate,basis)
Returns the number of days between two dates after
computing the difference between the dates according to specified
day count conventions.
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DATE()
Returns the current date as a SAS date value.
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DATEJUL(juliandate)
Converts a Julian date to a SAS date value.
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DATEPART(datetime)
Extracts the date from a SAS datetime value.
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DATETIME()
Returns the current date and time of day as a SAS
datetime value.
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DAY(date)
Returns the day of the month from a SAS date value.
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DCLOSE(directoryid)
Closes a directory that was opened by the DOPEN
function.
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DCREATE(directoryname
<,parentdirectory
> )
Returns the complete pathname of a new, external
directory.
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DEPDB(p,v,y,r)
Returns the declining balance depreciation.
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DEPDBSL(p,v,y,r)
Returns the declining balance with conversion to
a straightline depreciation.
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DEPSL(p,v,y)
Returns the straightline depreciation.
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DEPSYD(p,v,y)
Returns the sumofyearsdigits depreciation.
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DEPTAB(p,v,t1,...,tn)
Returns the depreciation from specified tables.
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DEQUOTE(string)
Removes matching quotation marks from a character
string that begins with a quotation mark, and deletes all characters
to the right of the closing quotation mark.
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DEVIANCE(distribution, variable, shapeparameters
<,ε
> )
Returns the deviance based on a probability distribution.
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DHMS(date,hour,minute,second)
Returns a SAS datetime value from date, hour, minute,
and second values.
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DIF
<
n
> (argument)
Returns differences between an argument and its th lag.
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DIGAMMA(argument)
Returns the value of the digamma function.
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DIM
<
n
> (arrayname)
DIM(arrayname,boundn)
Returns the number of elements in an array.
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DINFO(directoryid, infoitem)
Returns information about a directory.
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DINFO(directoryid, infoitem)
Returns information about a directory.
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DINFO(directoryid, infoitem)
Returns information about a directory.
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DINFO(directoryid,infoitem)
Returns information about a directory.
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DIVIDE(x, y)
Returns the result of a division that handles special
missing values for ODS output.
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DNUM(directoryid)
Returns the number of members in a directory.
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DOPEN(fileref)
Opens a directory, and returns a directory identifier
value.
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DOPEN(“fileref”)
Opens a directory and returns a directory identifier
value.
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DOPEN(fileref)
Opens a directory and returns a directory identifier
value.
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DOPEN(fileref)
Opens a directory, and returns a directory identifier
value.
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DOPTNAME(directoryid, nval)
Returns directory attribute information.
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DOPTNAME(directoryid, nval )
Returns the name of a directory information item.
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DOPTNAME(directoryid,nval)
Returns the name of a directory information item.
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DOPTNAME(directoryid,nval)
Returns directory attribute information.
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DOPTNUM(directoryid)
Returns the number of information items that are
available for a directory.
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DOPTNUM(directoryid)
Returns the number of information items that are
available for a directory.
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DOPTNUM(directoryid)
Returns the number of information items that are
available for a directory.
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DOPTNUM(directoryid)
Returns the number of information items that are
available for a directory.
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DREAD(directoryid,nval)
Returns the name of a directory member.
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DROPNOTE(
datasetid

fileid
,noteid)
Deletes a note marker from a SAS data set or an
external file.
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DSNAME(datasetid)
Returns the SAS data set name that is associated
with a data set identifier.
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DSNCATLGD(filename)
Verifies the existence of an external file in the
z/OS system catalog by its physical name.
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DUR(y,f,c(1), ... ,c(k))
Returns the modified duration for an enumerated
cash flow.
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DURP(A,c,n,K,k_{0}
,y)
Returns the modified duration for a periodic cash
flow stream, such as a bond.
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EFFRATE(compoundinginterval, rate)
Returns the effective annual interest rate.
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ENCODCOMPAT(source1,<source2>)
Verifies the transcoding compatibility between two
encodings.
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ENCODISVALID(source)
specifies a valid encoding name.
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ENVLEN(argument)
Returns the length of an environment variable.
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ERF(argument)
Returns the value of the (normal) error function.
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ERFC(argument)
Returns the value of the complementary (normal)
error function.
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EUCLID(value1
<,value2 ...
> )
Returns the Euclidean norm of the nonmissing arguments.
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EUROCURR(fromcurrencyamount, fromcurrencycode, tocurrencycode)
Converts one European currency to another.
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EXIST(membername
<,membertype
<, generation
>
> )
Verifies the existence of a SAS library member.
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EXP(argument)
Returns the value of the exponential function.
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FACT(n)
Computes a factorial.
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FAPPEND(fileid
<,cc
> )
Appends the current record to the end of an external
file.
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FCLOSE(fileid)
Closes an external file, a directory, or a directory
member.
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FCLOSE(fileid)
Closes an external file, directory, or directory
member.
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FCOL(fileid)
Returns the current column position in the File
Data Buffer (FDB).
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FDELETE(“fileref”)
Deletes an external file or an empty directory.
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FDELETE(“fileref”)
Deletes an external file or an empty directory.
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FDELETE (fileref)
Deletes an external file or an empty directory.
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FDELETE(
fileref

directory
)
Deletes an external file or an empty directory.
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FETCH(datasetid
<,'NOSET'> )
Reads the next nondeleted observation from a SAS
data set into the Data Set Data Vector (DDV).
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FETCHOBS(datasetid,obsnumber
<,options
> )
Reads a specified observation from a SAS data set
into the Data Set Data Vector (DDV).
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FEXIST(fileref)
Verifies the existence of an external file that
is associated with a fileref.
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FEXIST(“fileref”)
Verifies the existence of an external file by its
fileref.
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FEXIST(fileref)
Verifies the existence of an external file associated
with a fileref.
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FEXIST(fileref)
Verifies the existence of an external file that
is associated with a fileref.
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FGET(fileid,variable
<,length
> )
Copies data from the File Data Buffer (FDB) into
a variable.
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FILEEXIST(filename)
Verifies the existence of an external file by its
physical name.
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FILEEXIST(“filename”)
Verifies the existence of an external file by its
physical name.
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FILEEXIST(filename)
Verifies the existence of an external file by its
physical name.
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FILEEXIST(filename)
Verifies the existence of an external file by its
physical name.
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FILENAME(fileref, filename <,devicetype<,“hostoptions”<,dirref>>>)
Assigns or deassigns a fileref for an external file,
directory, or output device.
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FILENAME (“fileref”, “filename” <,devicetype<,hostoptions<,dirref>>>)
Assigns or deassigns a fileref for an external file,
directory, or output device.
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FILENAME(fileref,filename
<,device
<,hostoptions
>
> )
Assigns or deassigns a fileref for an external file,
a directory, or an output device.
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FILENAME(fileref
<,filename
>
<,devicetype
>
<,'hostoptions'>
<,dirref
> )
Assigns or deassigns a fileref to an external file,
directory, or output device.
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FILEREF(fileref)
Verifies whether a fileref has been assigned for
the current SAS session.
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FILEREF(“fileref”)
Verifies that a fileref has been assigned for the
current SAS session.
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FILEREF(fileref)
Verifies that a fileref has been assigned for the
current SAS session.
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FILEREF(fileref)
Verifies whether a fileref has been assigned for
the current SAS session.
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FINANCE(stringidentifier, parm1, parm2,…)
Computes financial calculations such as depreciation,
maturation, accrued interest, net present value, periodic savings,
and internal rates of return.
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FIND(string,substring
<,modifiers
>
<,startpos
> )
FIND(string,substring
<,startpos
>
<,modifiers
> )
Searches for a specific substring of characters
within a character string.
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FINDC(string
<, charlist
> )
FINDC(string, charlist
<,modifiers
> )
FINDC(string, charlist, modifier(s)
<, startpos
> )
FINDC(string, charlist, <
startpos
> , <
modifiers)>
Searches a string for any character in a list of
characters.
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FINDW(string, word
<, chars
> )
FINDW(string, word, chars, modifiers
<, startpos
> )
FINDW(string, word, chars, startpos
<, modifiers
> )
FINDW(string, word, startpos
<, chars
<, modifiers
>
> )
Returns the character position of a word in a string,
or returns the number of the word in a string.
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FINFO(fileid, infoitem)
Returns the value of a file information item for
an external file.
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FINFO(fileid, infoitem)
Returns the value of an information item for an
external file.
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FINFO(fileid,infoitem)
Returns the value of a file information item for
an external file.
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FINFO(fileid,infoitem)
Returns the value of a file information item.
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FINV (p, ndf, ddf
<,nc
> )
Returns a quantile from the distribution.
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FIPNAME(expression)
Converts twodigit FIPS codes to uppercase state
names.
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FIPNAMEL(expression)
Converts twodigit FIPS codes to mixed case state
names.
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FIPSTATE(expression)
Converts twodigit FIPS codes to twocharacter state
postal codes.
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FIRST(string)
Returns the first character in a character string.
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FLOOR (argument)
Returns the largest integer that is less than or
equal to the argument, fuzzed to avoid unexpected floatingpoint results.
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FLOORZ (argument)
Returns the largest integer that is less than or
equal to the argument, using zero fuzzing.
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FNONCT(x,ndf,ddf,prob)
Returns the value of the noncentrality parameter
of an F distribution.
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FNOTE(fileid)
Identifies the last record that was read, and returns
a value that the FPOINT function can use.
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FOPEN(fileref
<,openmode
<,recordlength
<,recordformat
>
>
> )
Opens an external file and returns a file identifier
value.
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FOPEN(fileref
<,openmode
<,recordlength
<,recordformat
>
>
> )
Opens an external file and returns a file identifier
value.
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FOPTNAME(fileid, nval)
Returns the name of an item of information about
an external file.
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FOPTNAME(fileid, nval)
Returns the name of an information item for an external
file.
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FOPTNAME(fileid,nval)
Returns the name of an information item for an external
file.
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FOPTNAME(fileid,nval)
Returns the name of an item of information about
a file.
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FOPTNUM(fileid)
Returns the number of information items that are
available for an external file.
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FOPTNUM(fileid)
Returns the number of information items that are
available for a file.
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FOPTNUM(fileid)
Returns the number of information items that are
available for an external file.
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FOPTNUM(fileid)
Returns the number of information items that are
available for an external file.
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FPOINT(fileid,noteid)
Positions the read pointer on the next record to
be read.
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FPOS(fileid,nval)
Sets the position of the column pointer in the File
Data Buffer (FDB).
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FPUT(fileid,cval)
Moves data to the File Data Buffer (FDB) of an external
file, starting at the FDB's current column position.
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FREAD(fileid)
Reads a record from an external file into the File
Data Buffer (FDB).
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FREWIND(fileid)
Positions the file pointer to the start of the file.
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FRLEN(fileid)
Returns the size of the last record that was read,
or, if the file is opened for output, returns the current record size.
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FSEP(fileid,characters
<,'x'
 'X'
> )
Sets the token delimiters for the FGET function.
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FUZZ(argument)
Returns the nearest integer if the argument is within
1E−12 of that integer.
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FWRITE(fileid
<,cc
> )
Writes a record to an external file.
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GAMINV(p,a)
Returns a quantile from the gamma distribution.
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GAMMA(argument)
Returns the value of the gamma function.
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GARKHCLPRC(E, t, S, R_{d}
, R_{f}
, sigma)
Calculates call prices for European options on stocks,
based on the GarmanKohlhagen model.
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GARKHPTPRC(E, t, S, R_{d}
, R_{f}
, sigma)
Calculates put prices for European options on stocks,
based on the GarmanKohlhagen model.
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GCD(x1, x2, x3, …, xn)
Returns the greatest common divisor for one or more
integers.
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GEODIST(latitude1, longitude1, latitude2, longitude2
<,options
> )
Returns the geodetic distance between two latitude
and longitude coordinates.
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GEOMEAN(argument
<,argument,…> )
Returns the geometric mean.
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GEOMEANZ(argument
<,argument,…> )
Returns the geometric mean, using zero fuzzing.
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GETLOCENV( )
Returns the current locale/language environment.
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GETOPTION(optionname
<, returnvalueoption
>
<
returnvalueformattingoptions
>)
Returns the value of a SAS system or graphics option.
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GETOPTION(optionname
<, returnvalueoption
>
<
returnvalueformattingoptions
>)
Returns the value of a SAS system or graphics option.
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GETPXLANGUAGE()
Returns the current twoletter language code.
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GETPXLOCALE(<source>)
Returns the POSIX locale value for a SAS locale.
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GETPXREGION()
Returns the current twoletter region code.
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GETVARC(datasetid,varnum)
Returns the value of a SAS data set character variable.
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GETVARN(datasetid,varnum)
Returns the value of a SAS data set numeric variable.
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GRAYCODE(k, numericvariable1, ..., numericvariablen)
GRAYCODE(k, charactervariable
<, n
<, inout
>
> )
Generates all subsets of items in a minimal change order.
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HARMEAN(argument
<,argument,…> )
Returns the harmonic mean.
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HARMEANZ(argument
<,argument,…> )
Returns the harmonic mean, using zero fuzzing.
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HBOUND
<
n
> (arrayname)
HBOUND(arrayname,boundn)
Returns the upper bound of an array.
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HMS(hour,minute,second)
Returns a SAS time value from hour, minute, and
second values.
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HOLIDAY('holiday', year)
Returns a SAS date value of a specified holiday
for a specified year.
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HOUR(
time

datetime
)
Returns the hour from a SAS time or datetime value.
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HTMLDECODE(expression)
Decodes a string that contains HTML numeric character
references or HTML character entity references, and returns the decoded
string.
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HTMLENCODE(expression, <
options
>)
Encodes characters using HTML character entity references,
and returns the encoded string.
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IBESSEL(nu,x,kode)
Returns the value of the modified Bessel function.
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IFC(logicalexpression, valuereturnedwhentrue, valuereturnedwhenfalse
<,valuereturnedwhenmissing > ) Returns a character value based on whether an expression
is true, false, or missing.
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IFN(logicalexpression, valuereturnedwhentrue, valuereturnedwhenfalse
<,valuereturnedwhenmissing > ) Returns a numeric value based on whether an expression
is true, false, or missing.
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INDEX(source,excerpt)
Searches a character expression for a string of
characters, and returns the position of the string's first character
for the first occurrence of the string.
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INDEXC(source,excerpt1
<,… excerptn
> )
Searches a character expression for any of the specified
characters, and returns the position of that character.
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INDEXW(source,excerpt
<,delimiters
> )
Searches a character expression for a string that
is specified as a word, and returns the position of the first character
in the word.
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INPUT(source,<
?
 ??
>,informat.)
Returns the value that is produced when SAS converts
an expression using the specified informat.
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INPUTC(source, informat
<,w
> )
Enables you to specify a character informat at run
time.
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INPUTN(source, informat
<,w
<,d
>
> )
Enables you to specify a numeric informat at run
time.
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INT(argument)
Returns the integer value, fuzzed to avoid unexpected
floatingpoint results.
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INTCINDEX(interval
<
<
multiple.<
shiftindex
>
>
> , datetimevalue)
Returns the cycle index when a date, time, or datetime
interval and value are specified.
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INTCK(interval
<
multiple
>
<
.shiftindex
>, startdate, enddate, <'method'> )
INTCK(custominterval, startdate, enddate, <'method'> )
Returns the number of interval boundaries of a given
kind that lie between two dates, times, or datetime values.
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INTCYCLE(interval
<
<
multiple.<
shiftindex
>
>
>, <
seasonality
>)
Returns the date, time, or datetime interval at
the next higher seasonal cycle when a date, time, or datetime interval
is specified.
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INTFIT(argument1, argument2, 'type')
Returns a time interval that is aligned between
two dates.
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INTFMT(interval
<
<
multiple.<
.shiftindex
>
>
> , 'size')
Returns a recommended SAS format when a date, time,
or datetime interval is specified.
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INTGET(date1, date2, date3)
Returns a time interval based on three date or datetime
values.
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INTINDEX(interval
<
<
multiple.<
shiftindex
>
>
>, datevalue, <
seasonality
>)
Returns the seasonal index when a date, time, or
datetime interval and value are specified.
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INTNX(interval
<
multiple
>
<
.shiftindex
> , startfrom, increment
<, 'alignment'> )
INTNX(custominterval, startfrom, increment
<, 'alignment'> )
Increments a date, time, or datetime value by a
given time interval, and returns a date, time, or datetime value.
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INTRR(freq,c0, c1,..., cn)
Returns the internal rate of return as a fraction.
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INTSEAS(interval
<
<
multiple.<
shiftindex
>
>
>
<
seasonality
>)
Returns the length of the seasonal cycle when a
date, time, or datetime interval is specified.
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INTSHIFT(interval
<
<
multiple.<
shiftindex
>
>
> )
Returns the shift interval that corresponds to the
base interval.
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INTTEST(interval
<
<
multiple.<
shiftindex
>
>
> )
Returns 1 if a time interval is valid, and returns
0 if a time interval is invalid.
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INTZ (argument)
Returns the integer portion of the argument, using
zero fuzzing.
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IORCMSG()
Returns a formatted error message for _IORC_.
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IPMT (rate, period, numberofperiods, principalamount, <
futureamount
>, <
type
>)
Returns the interest payment for a given period
for a constant payment loan or the periodic savings for a future balance.
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IQR(value1
<,value2...> )
Returns the interquartile range.
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IRR(freq
c0,c1,…,cn)
Returns the internal rate of return as a percentage.
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JBESSEL(nu,x)
Returns the value of the Bessel function.
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JULDATE(date)
Returns the Julian date from a SAS date value.
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JULDATE7(date)
Returns a sevendigit Julian date from a SAS date
value.
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KCOMPARE(source,<
pos, <
count,>
>
findstr)
Returns the result of a comparison of character
expressions.
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KCOMPRESS(source,<
characterstoremove
> )
Removes specified characters from a character expression.
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KCOUNT(source)
Returns the number of doublebyte characters in
an expression.
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KCVT(text,
intype, outtype, <
options,…> )
Converts data from one type of encoding data to
another encoding data.
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KINDEX(source,
excerpt)
Searches a character expression for a string of
characters.
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KINDEXC(source,excerpt1
<,… excerptn
> )
Searches a character expression for specified characters.
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KLEFT(argument)
Leftaligns a character expression by removing unnecessary
leading DBCS blanks and SO/SI.
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KLENGTH(argument)
Returns the length of an argument.
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KLOWCASE(argument)
Converts all letters in an argument to lowercase.
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str=KPROPCASE(<
instr
> , (<options> ))
Converts Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese (CJKT)
characters.
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str=KPROPCHAR(<
instr
> )
Converts special characters to normal characters.
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str=KPROPDATA(<
instr
> (<option,
input encode name, output encode name> ))
Removes or converts unprintable characters.
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KREVERSE(argument)
Reverses a character expression.
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KRIGHT(argument)
Rightaligns a character expression by trimming
trailing DBCS blanks and SO/SI.
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KSCAN(argument,n
<, delimiters
> )
Selects a specified word from a character expression.
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KSTRCAT(argument1, argument2
<, … argumentn
> )
Concatenates two or more character expressions.
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KSUBSTR(argument,position
<,n
> )
Extracts a substring from an argument.
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KSUBSTRB(argument,position
<,n
> )
Extracts a substring from an argument according
to the byte position of the substring in the argument.
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KTRANSLATE(source, to1, from1
<...ton, fromn
>)
Replaces specific characters in a character expression.
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KTRANSLATE(source,to1,from1
<,…ton,fromn
> )
Replaces specific characters in a character expression.
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KTRIM(argument)
Removes trailing DBCS blanks and SO/SI from character
expressions.
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KTRUNCATE(argument, number, length)
Truncates a string to a specified length in byte
unit without breaking multibyte characters.
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KUPCASE(argument)
Converts all letters in an argument to uppercase.
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KUPDATE(argument,position,n
<, characterstoreplace
> )
KUPDATE(argument,position
<,n
> , characterstoreplace)
Inserts, deletes, and replaces character value contents.
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KUPDATEB(argument,position,n
<,characterstoreplace
> )
KUPDATEB(argument,position
<, n
> , characterstoreplace)
Inserts, deletes, and replaces the contents of the
character value according to the byte position of the character value
in the argument.
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KURTOSIS(argument1,argument2,argument3,argument4
<,…,argumentn
> )
Returns the kurtosis.
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KVERIFY(source,excerpt1
<,…excerptn
> )
Returns the position of the first character that
is unique to an expression.
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LAG
<
n
> (argument)
Returns values from a queue.
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LARGEST (k, value1
<, value2 ...> )
Returns theth largest nonmissing value.
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LBOUND
<
n
> (arrayname)
LBOUND(arrayname,boundn)
Returns the lower bound of an array.
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LCM(x1,x2,x3,
…, xn)
Returns the least common multiple.
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LCOMB(n,r)
Computes the logarithm of the COMB function, which
is the logarithm of the number of combinations of objects taken at a time.
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LEFT(argument)
Leftaligns a character string.
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LENGTH(string)
Returns the length of a nonblank character string,
excluding trailing blanks, and returns 1 for a blank character string.
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LENGTHC(string)
Returns the length of a character string, including
trailing blanks.
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LENGTHM(string)
Returns the amount of memory (in bytes) that is
allocated for a character string.
Product: Base SAS
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LENGTHN(string)
Returns the length of a character string, excluding
trailing blanks.
Product: Base SAS
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LEXCOMB(count, k, variable1, …, variablen)
Generates all distinct combinations of the nonmissing
values of variables taken at a time in lexicographic order.
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LEXCOMBI(n, k, index1, …, k)
Generates all combinations of the indices of objects taken at a time in lexicographic order.
Product: Base SAS
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LEXPERK(count, k, variable1, …, variablen)
Generates all distinct permutations of the nonmissing
values of variables taken at a time in lexicographic order.
Product: Base SAS
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LEXPERM(count, variable1
<, …, variableN
> )
Generates all distinct permutations of the nonmissing
values of several variables in lexicographic order.
Product: Base SAS
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LFACT(n)
Computes the logarithm of the FACT (factorial) function.
Product: Base SAS
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LGAMMA(argument)
Returns the natural logarithm of the Gamma function.
Product: Base SAS
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LIBNAME(libref<,SASdatalibrary<,engine<,options>>>)
Assigns or clears a libref for a SAS library.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Companion for Windows


LIBNAME(libref
<,SASlibrary
<,engine
<,options
>
>
> )
Assigns or deassigns a libref for a SAS library.
Product: Base SAS
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LIBREF(libref)
Verifies that a libref has been assigned.
Product: Base SAS
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LOG(argument)
Returns the natural (base e) logarithm.
Product: Base SAS
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LOG10(argument)
Returns the logarithm to the base 10.
Product: Base SAS
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LOG1PX(x)
Returns the log of 1 plus the argument.
Product: Base SAS
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LOG2(argument)
Returns the logarithm to the base 2.
Product: Base SAS
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LOG4SAS_APPENDER("name", "FileRefAppender", 'options')
Creates a fileref appender that can be referenced
by a logger.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Logging: Configuration and Programming Reference


Log4SAS_logevent(name, level, message)
Logs a message by using a specific logger.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Logging: Configuration and Programming Reference


LOG4SAS_LOGGER("name", <"options"> )
Creates a logger.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Logging: Configuration and Programming Reference


LOGBETA(a,b)
Returns the logarithm of the beta function.
Product: Base SAS
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LOGCDF('dist',quantile
<,parm1,...,parmk
> )
Returns the logarithm of a left cumulative distribution
function.
Product: Base SAS
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LOGPDF('dist',quantile,parm1,...,parmk)
Returns the logarithm of a probability density (mass)
function.
Product: Base SAS
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LOGSDF('dist',quantile,parm1,...,parmk)
Returns the logarithm of a survival function.
Product: Base SAS
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LOWCASE(argument)
Converts all letters in an argument to lowercase.
Product: Base SAS
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LPERM(n
<,r
> )
Computes the logarithm of the PERM function, which
is the logarithm of the number of permutations of objects, with the option of including number of elements.
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LPNORM(p, value1
<,value2 …> )
Returns the L norm of the second argument and subsequent nonmissing arguments.
Product: Base SAS
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MAD(value1
<, value2...> )
Returns the median absolute deviation from the median.
Product: Base SAS
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MARGRCLPRC(X_{1}
, t, X_{2}
, sigma1, sigma2, rho12)
Calculates call prices for European options on stocks,
based on the Margrabe model.
Product: Base SAS
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MARGRPTPRC(X_{1}
, t, X_{2}
, sigma1, sigma2, rho12)
Calculates put prices for European options on stocks,
based on the Margrabe model.
Product: Base SAS
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MAX(argument1,argument2
<,...argumentn
> )
Returns the largest value.
Product: Base SAS
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MCIPISLP(numberofseconds)
Causes SAS to wait for a piece of multimedia equipment
to become active.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Companion for Windows


MCIPISTR(MCIstringcommand)
Submits an MCI string command to a piece of multimedia
equipment.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Companion for Windows


MD5(string)
Returns the result of the message digest of a specified
string.
Product: Base SAS
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MDY(month,day,year)
Returns a SAS date value from month, day, and year
values.
Product: Base SAS
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MEAN(argument1
<,...argumentn
> )
Returns the arithmetic mean (average).
Product: Base SAS
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MEDIAN(value1
<, value2, ...> )
Returns the median value.
Product: Base SAS
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rc=METADATA_DELASSN(uri,assn);
Deletes all objects that make up the specified
association.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METADATA_DELOBJ(
uri
);
Deletes the first object that matches the specified
URI.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METADATA_GETATTR(
uri
,
attr
,
value
);
Returns the value of the specified attribute for
the specified object.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METADATA_GETNASL(
uri
,
n
,
asn
);
Returns the th association for the specified object.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METADATA_GETNASN(
uri
,
asn
,
n
,
nuri
);
Returns the th associated object of the specified association.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METADATA_GETNATR(
uri
, n, attr, value);
Returns the th attribute of the specified object.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METADATA_GETNOBJ(uri, n, nuri);
Returns theth object that matches the specified URI.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METADATA_GETNPRP(uri, n, prop, value);
Returns the th property of the specified object.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METADATA_GETNTYP(n, type);
Returns the th object type on the server.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METADATA_GETPROP(uri, prop, value, propuri);
Returns the value and Uniform Resource Identifier
(URI) of the specified property for the specified object.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METADATA_NEWOBJ(type, uri
<, name
>
<, repos
>
<, parent
>
<, asn
>);
Creates a new metadata object.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METADATA_PATHOBJ(
proj, path, deftype, type, ID
);
Returns the Id and Type attributes of the specified
folder object.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METADATA_PAUSED();
Determines whether the server specified by the METASERVER
system option is paused.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METADATA_PURGE(<
uri
> );
Purges the specified URI.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METADATA_RESOLVE(
uri, type, ID
);
Resolves a URI into an object on the metadata server.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METADATA_SETASSN(
uri, asn, mod, auri1
<,...aurin
>);
Modifies an association list for an object.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METADATA_SETATTR(
uri, attr, value
);
Sets the specified attribute for the specified object.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METADATA_SETPROP(
uri, prop, value, propuri
);
Sets the specified property for the specified object.
Product: Base SAS
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ver = METADATA_VERSION();
Returns the metadata server's model version number.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METASEC_APPLYACT(
tc, uri, act_uri,
flags
);
Applies an ACT to an object.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METASEC_BEGTRAN(
uri, flags, tc
);
Begins the TC.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METASEC_DELACT(
tc, act_uri
);
Deletes ACT from the metadata server.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METASEC_ENDTRAN(
uri, tc, flags
);
Ends the TC.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METASEC_GETACTA(
tc, act_uri, attr, attr_value
);
Returns an ACT attribute.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METASEC_GETNACT(
tc, uri, n, act_uri, name, desc, use
<, flags);>
Returns the th ACT.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METASEC_GETNACTA(
tc, act_uri, n, attr, attr_value
);
Returns the th attribute for an ACT.
Product: Base SAS
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rc=METASEC_GETNAUTH(
tc
,
uri
,
n
,
type
,
name
,
auth
,
perm
,
cond
<, flags
>
<, display
>)
Returns the th authorization for an object.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METASEC_GETNID(
tc, uri, n, type, name, flags
<, display, origin);>
Returns the th identity for an object. Identities can come directly from the
object, from the inheritance parents, from the default ACT, and from
any ACTs that are directly associated with the object.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METASEC_NEWACT(
tc, repos_uri, attr, attr_value
<, attrn, attr_valuen
>
);
Creates a new ACT.
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rc = METASEC_REMACT(
tc, uri, act_uri, flags);
Removes an ACT from an object.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METASEC_SETACTA(
tc, act_uri, attr, attr_value
);
Sets an ACT attribute.
Product: Base SAS
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rc = METASEC_SETAUTH(
tc, uri, type, name, auth, perm, cond
<, flags
>);
Sets authorization for an object.
Product: Base SAS
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MIN(argument1,argument2
<,...argumentn
> )
Returns the smallest value.
Product: Base SAS
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MINUTE(time  datetime)
Returns the minute from a SAS time or datetime value.
Product: Base SAS
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MISSING(
numericexpression

characterexpression
)
Returns a numeric result that indicates whether
the argument contains a missing value.
Product: Base SAS
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MOD (argument1,argument2)
Returns the remainder from the division of the first
argument by the second argument, fuzzed to avoid most unexpected floatingpoint
results.
Product: Base SAS
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MODEXIST ('productname'  'pathname')
Determines whether a product image exists in the
release of SAS that you have installed.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Companion for UNIX Environments


MODEXIST('productname')
Determines whether a software image exists in the
version of SAS that you have installed.
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CALL MODULE(<
cntl
> ,module,arg1,arg2. . . ,argn);
num=MODULEN(<
cntl
> ,module,arg1,arg2…,argn);
char=MODULEC(<
cntl
> ,module,arg1…,arg2,argn);
CALL MODULEI
<
cntl
> ,module
arg1,arg2. . . ,argn);
num=MODULEIN(<
cntl
> ,module,arg1,arg2. . .,argn)
char=MODULEIC(<
cntl
> ,module,arg1,arg2. . .,argn);
Calls a specific routine or module that resides
in an external dynamic link library (DLL).
Product: Base SAS
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MODULEC(<
cntlstring,>
modulename
<,argument1, ..., argumentn
>)
Calls an external routine and returns a character
value.
Product: Base SAS
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MODULEN(<
cntlstring,>
modulename
<,argument1, ..., argumentn
>)
Calls an external routine and returns a numeric
value.
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MODZ (argument1, argument2)
Returns the remainder from the division of the first
argument by the second argument, using zero fuzzing.
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MONTH(date)
Returns the month from a SAS date value.
Product: Base SAS
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MOPEN(directoryid,membername<,openmode<,recordlength<,recordformat>>>)
Opens a file by directory ID and member name, and
returns either the file identifier or a 0.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Companion for UNIX Environments


MOPEN(directoryid,membername
<,openmode
<,recordlength
<,recordformat
>
>
> )
Opens a file by directory ID and by member name,
and returns either the file identifier or a 0.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Companion for z/OS


MOPEN(directoryid,membername
<
,openmode
<,recordlength
<,recordformat
>
>
> )
Opens a file by directory ID and member name, and
returns either the file identifier or a 0.
Product: Base SAS
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MORT(a,p,r,n)
Returns amortization parameters.
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MSPLINT(X, n, X_{1}
<, X_{2}
, …, X_{n}
> , Y_{1}
<,Y_{2}
, …, Y_{n}
>
<,D_{1}
,D_{n}
> )
Returns the ordinate of a monotonicitypreserving
interpolating spline.
Product: Base SAS
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MVALID(libname, string, memtype
<,validmemname
>)
Checks the validity of a character string for use
as a SAS member name.
Product: Base SAS
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N(argument1
<,...argumentn
> )
Returns the number of nonmissing numeric values.
Product: Base SAS
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NETPV(r,freq,c0,c1,...,cn)
Returns the net present value as a fraction.
Product: Base SAS
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NLDATE(date,descriptor)
Converts the SAS date value to the date value of
the specified locale by using the date format descriptors.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 National Language Support (NLS): Reference Guide


NLDATM(datetime,descriptor)
Converts the SAS datetime value to the time value
of the specified locale by using the datetimeformat descriptors.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 National Language Support (NLS): Reference Guide


NLITERAL(string)
Converts a character string that you specify to
a SAS name literal.
Product: Base SAS
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NLTIME(timedatetime,descriptor,startpos)
Converts the SAS time or the datetime value to the
time value of the specified locale by using the NLTIME descriptors.
Product: Base SAS
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NMISS(argument1
<,...argumentn
> )
Returns the number of missing numeric values.
Product: Base SAS
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NOMRATE(compoundinginterval, rate)
Returns the nominal annual interest rate.
Product: Base SAS
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Returns a random variate from a normal, or Gaussian,
distribution.
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NOTALNUM(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a nonalphanumeric
character, and returns the first position at which the character is
found.
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NOTALPHA(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a nonalphabetic
character, and returns the first position at which the character is
found.
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NOTCNTRL(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a character that
is not a control character, and returns the first position at which
that character is found.
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NOTDIGIT(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for any character that
is not a digit, and returns the first position at which that character
is found.
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NOTE(datasetid)
Returns an observation ID for the current observation
of a SAS data set.
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NOTFIRST(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for an invalid first
character in a SAS variable name under VALIDVARNAME=V7, and returns
the first position at which that character is found.
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NOTGRAPH(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a nongraphical
character, and returns the first position at which that character
is found.
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NOTLOWER(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a character that
is not a lowercase letter, and returns the first position at which
that character is found.
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NOTNAME(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for an invalid character
in a SAS variable name under VALIDVARNAME=V7, and returns the first
position at which that character is found.
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NOTPRINT(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a nonprintable character,
and returns the first position at which that character is found.
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NOTPUNCT(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a character that
is not a punctuation character, and returns the first position at
which that character is found.
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NOTSPACE(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a character that
is not a whitespace character (blank, horizontal and vertical tab,
carriage return, line feed, and form feed), and returns the first
position at which that character is found.
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NOTUPPER(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a character that
is not an uppercase letter, and returns the first position at which
that character is found.
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NOTXDIGIT(string
<,start
> )
Searches a character string for a character that
is not a hexadecimal character, and returns the first position at
which that character is found.
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NPV(r,freq,c0,c1,...,cn)
Returns the net present value with the rate expressed
as a percentage.
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NVALID(string
<,validvarname
> )
Checks the validity of a character string for use
as a SAS variable name.
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NWKDOM(n, weekday, month, year)
Returns the date for the th occurrence of a weekday for the specified month and year.
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OPEN(<
datasetname
<,mode
<,generationnumber
<,type
>
>
>
> )
Opens a SAS data set.
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ORDINAL(k,argument1,argument2
<,...
argumentn
> )
Returns the k smallest of the missing and nonmissing values.
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PATHNAME((fileref  libref) <
,searchref
> )
Returns the physical name of a SAS library or an
external file, or returns a blank.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Companion for UNIX Environments


PATHNAME((
fileref

libref
) <,searchlevel
> )
Returns the physical name of a SAS library or of
an external file or returns a blank.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Companion for z/OS


PATHNAME((fileref  libref) <,searchref
> )
Returns the physical name of an external file or
a SAS library, or returns a blank.
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PCTL
<
n
> (percentage, value1
<,value2,...
> )
Returns the percentile that corresponds to the percentage.
Product: Base SAS
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PDF (dist,quantile
<,parm1, ... ,parmk
> )
Returns a value from a probability density (mass)
distribution.
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PEEK(address
<,length
> )
Stores the contents of a memory address in a numeric
variable on a 32bit platform.
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PEEKC(address
<,length
> )
Stores the contents of a memory address in a character
variable on a 32bit platform.
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PEEKCLONG(address
<,length
> )
Stores the contents of a memory address in a character
variable.
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PEEKCLONG(address
<,length
> )
Stores the contents of a memory address in a character
variable on 32bit and 64bit platforms.
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PEEKCLONG(address,length);
PEEKLONG(address,length);
Stores the contents of a memory address in a numeric
variable on 32bit and 64bit platforms.
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PEEKLONG(address
<,length)>
Stores the contents of a memory address in a numeric
variable on 32bit and 64bit platforms.
Product: Base SAS
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PEEKLONG(address
<,length
> )
Stores the contents of a memory address in a numeric
variable.
Product: Base SAS
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PEEKLONG(address
<,length
> )
Stores the contents of a memory address in a numeric
variable on 32bit and 64bit platforms.
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PERM(n
<,r
> )
Computes the number of permutations of items that are taken at a time.
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PMT (rate, numberofperiods, principalamount, <
futureamount
>, <
type
>)
Returns the periodic payment for a constant payment
loan or the periodic savings for a future balance.
Product: Base SAS
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POINT(datasetid,noteid)
Locates an observation that is identified by the
NOTE function.
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POISSON(m,n)
Returns the probability from a Poisson distribution.
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PPMT (rate, period, numberofperiods, principalamount, <
futureamount
>, <
type
>)
Returns the principal payment for a given period
for a constant payment loan or the periodic savings for a future balance.
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PROBBETA(x,a,b)
Returns the probability from a beta distribution.
Product: Base SAS
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PROBBNML(p,n,m)
Returns the probability from a binomial distribution.
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PROBBNRM(x,y,r)
Returns a probability from a bivariate normal distribution.
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PROBCHI(x,df
<,nc
> )
Returns the probability from a chisquare distribution.
Product: Base SAS
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PROBF(x,ndf,ddf
<,nc
> )
Returns the probability from an distribution.
Product: Base SAS
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PROBGAM(x,a)
Returns the probability from a gamma distribution.
Product: Base SAS
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PROBHYPR(N,K,n,x
<,r
> )
Returns the probability from a hypergeometric distribution.
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PROBIT(p)
Returns a quantile from the standard normal distribution.
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PROBMC(distribution,q,prob,df,nparms
<, parameters
>)
Returns a probability or a quantile from various
distributions for multiple comparisons of means.
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PROBNEGB(p,n,m)
Returns the probability from a negative binomial
distribution.
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PROBNORM(x)
Returns the probability from the standard normal
distribution.
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PROBT(x,df
<,nc
> )
Returns the probability from a distribution.
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PROPCASE(argument
<,delimiters
> )
Converts all words in an argument to proper case.
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PRXCHANGE(
perlregularexpression
regularexpressionid
, times, source)
Performs a patternmatching replacement.
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PRXMATCH (
regularexpressionid

perlregularexpression
, source)
Searches for a pattern match and returns the position
at which the pattern is found.
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PRXPAREN (regularexpressionid)
Returns the last bracket match for which there is
a match in a pattern.
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regularexpressionid=PRXPARSE (perlregularexpression)
Compiles a Perl regular expression (PRX) that can
be used for pattern matching of a character value.
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PRXPOSN(regularexpressionid, capturebuffer, source)
Returns a character string that contains the value
for a capture buffer.
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PTRLONGADD(pointer
<,amount
> )
Returns the pointer address as a character variable
on 32bit and 64bit platforms.
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PUT(source, format.)
Returns a value using a specified format.
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PUTC(source, format.<,w
> )
Enables you to specify a character format at run
time.
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PUTN(source, format.<,w
<,d
>
> )
Enables you to specify a numeric format at run time.
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PVP(A,c,n,K,k_{0}
,y)
Returns the present value for a periodic cash flow
stream (such as a bond), with repayment of principal at maturity.
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QTR(date)
Returns the quarter of the year from a SAS date
value.
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QUANTILE(dist,probability,parm1,…,parmk)
Returns the quantile from a distribution when you
specify the left probability (CDF).
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QUOTE(argument)
Adds double quotation marks to a character value.
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RANBIN(seed,n,p)
Returns a random variate from a binomial distribution.
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RANCAU(seed)
Returns a random variate from a Cauchy distribution.
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RAND (dist, parm1,…,parmk)
Generates random numbers from a distribution that
you specify.
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RANEXP(seed)
Returns a random variate from an exponential distribution.
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RANGAM(seed,a)
Returns a random variate from a gamma distribution.
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RANGE(argument1
<,...argumentn
> )
Returns the range of the nonmissing values.
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RANK(x)
Returns the position of a character in the ASCII
collating sequence.
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RANK(x)
Returns the position of a character in the ASCII
collating sequence.
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RANK(x)
Returns the position of a character in the ASCII
or EBCDIC collating sequence.
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RANNOR(seed)
Returns a random variate from a normal distribution.
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RANPOI(seed,m)
Returns a random variate from a Poisson distribution.
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RANTBL(seed,p1,...
p_{i}
... ,p_{n}
)
Returns a random variate from a tabled probability
distribution.
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RANTRI(seed,h)
Returns a random variate from a triangular distribution.
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RANUNI(seed)
Returns a random variate from a uniform distribution.
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RENAME(oldname, newname
<, type
<, description
<, password
<, generation
>
>
>
> )
Renames a member of a SAS library, an entry in a
SAS catalog, an external file, or a directory.
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REPEAT(argument,n)
Returns a character value that consists of the first
argument repeated n+1 times.
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RESOLVE(argument)
Returns the resolved value of the argument after
it has been processed by the macro facility.
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REVERSE(argument)
Reverses a character string.
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REWIND(datasetid)
Positions the data set pointer at the beginning
of a SAS data set.
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RIGHT(argument)
Right aligns a character expression.
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RMS(argument
<,argument,...
> )
Returns the root mean square of the nonmissing arguments.
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ROUND (argument
<,roundingunit
> )
Rounds the first argument to the nearest multiple
of the second argument, or to the nearest integer when the second
argument is omitted.
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ROUNDE (argument
<,roundingunit
> )
Rounds the first argument to the nearest multiple
of the second argument, and returns an even multiple when the first
argument is halfway between the two nearest multiples.
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ROUNDZ (argument
<,roundingunit
> )
Rounds the first argument to the nearest multiple
of the second argument, using zero fuzzing.
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SASMSG (BASENAME",
"KEY", <<"QUOTE""DQUOTE""NOQUOTE">
<, "substitution 1", ...,
"substitution 7">>)
Specifies a message from a data set. The returned
message is based on the current locale and a specified key.
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SASMSGL(("BASENAME",
"KEY", "LOCALE", <<"Q""D""N">
<, "substitution 1", ..., "substitution 6">>) Specifies a message from a data set. The message
is based on a specified locale value and a specified key value.
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SAVING(f,p,r,n)
Returns the future value of a periodic saving.
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SAVINGS(basedate, initialdepositdate, depositamount, depositnumber,
depositinterval, compoundinginterval, date1, rate2 <,date2, rate2,...>) Returns the balance of a periodic savings by using
variable interest rates.
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SCAN(string, count
<,charlist
<,modifiers
>
> )
Returns the th word from a character string.
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SDF(dist,quantile,parm1,...,parmk)
Returns a survival function.
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SECOND(
time

datetime
)
Returns the second from a SAS time or datetime value.
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Setting SAS Locale
SETLOCALE(sas_locale)
Customize single locale elements
SETLOCALE(key, value)
Customize single locale elements
SETLOCALE(category_name,
sas_locale)
Specifies the locale keys for the current SAS locale.
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SIGN(argument)
Returns the sign of a value.
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SIN(argument)
Returns the sine.
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SINH(argument)
Returns the hyperbolic sine.
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SKEWNESS(argument1,argument2,argument3
<,...
argumentn
> )
Returns the skewness of the nonmissing arguments.
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SLEEP(n<,unit>)
Suspends execution of a SAS DATA step for a specified
period of time.
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SLEEP(n
<, unit
> )
For a specified period of time, suspends the execution
of a program that invokes this function.
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SMALLEST (k, value1
<, value2
...
> )
Returns the th smallest nonmissing value.
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SOAPWEB (IN, URL
<,options
>)
Calls a Web service by using basic Web authentication;
credentials are provided in the arguments.
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SOAPWEBMETA (IN, URL
<,options
>)
Calls a Web service by using basic Web authentication;
credentials for the authentication domain are retrieved from metadata.
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SOAPWIPSERVICE (IN, SERVICE
<,options
>)
Calls a SAS registered Web service by using WSSecurity
authentication; credentials are provided in the arguments.
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SOAPWIPSRS (IN, URL, SRSURL
<,options
>)
Calls a SAS registered Web service by using WSSecurity
authentication; credentials are provided in the arguments.
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SOAPWS (IN, URL
<,options
>)
Calls a Web service by using WSSecurity authentication;
credentials are provided in the arguments.
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SOAPWSMETA (IN, URL
<,options
>)
Calls a Web service by using WSSecurity authentication;
credentials for the provided authentication domain are retrieved from
metadata.
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sortKey(string, <locale,
strength, case, numeric, order> )
creates a linguistic sort key.
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SOUNDEX(argument)
Encodes a string to facilitate searching.
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SPEDIS(query,keyword)
Determines the likelihood of two words matching,
expressed as the asymmetric spelling distance between the two words.
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SQRT(argument)
Returns the square root of a value.
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SQUANTILE(dist, probability, parm1,
... , parmk)
Returns the quantile from a distribution when you
specify the right probability (SDF).
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STD(argument1,argument2
<,...argumentn
> )
Returns the standard deviation of the nonmissing
arguments.
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STDERR(argument1,argument2
<,...
argumentn
> )
Returns the standard error of the mean of the nonmissing
arguments.
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STFIPS(postalcode)
Converts state postal codes to FIPS state codes.
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STNAME(postalcode)
Converts state postal codes to uppercase state names.
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STNAMEL(postalcode)
Converts state postal codes to mixed case state
names.
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STRIP(string)
Returns a character string with all leading and
trailing blanks removed.
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SUBPAD(string, position
<, length
> )
Returns a substring that has a length you specify,
using blank padding if necessary.
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SUBSTR(variable, position
<,length
>)=characterstoreplace
Replaces character value contents.
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<
variable=>
SUBSTR(string,position
<,length
> )
Extracts a substring from an argument.
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SUBSTRN(string, position
<, length
>)
Returns a substring, allowing a result with a length
of zero.
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SUM(argument,argument,... )
Returns the sum of the nonmissing arguments.
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SUMABS(value1
<,value2
...
> )
Returns the sum of the absolute values of the nonmissing
arguments.
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SYMEXIST (argument)
Returns an indication of the existence of a macro
variable.
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SYMGET(argument)
Returns the value of a macro variable during DATA
step execution.
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SYMGLOBL (argument)
Returns an indication of whether a macro variable
is in global scope to the DATA step during DATA step execution.
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SYMLOCAL (argument)
Returns an indication of whether a macro variable
is in local scope to the DATA step during DATA step execution.
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SYSEXIST (argument)
Returns a value that indicates whether an operatingenvironment
variable exists in your environment.
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SYSGET('environmentvariable')
Returns the value of the specified operating environment
variable.
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SYSGET(operatingenvironmentvariable)
Returns the value of the specified operatingenvironment
variable.
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SYSGET(operatingenvironmentvariable)
Returns the value of the specified operating environment
variable.
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SYSMSG()
Returns error or warning message text from processing
the last data set or external file function.
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SYSPARM()
Returns the system parameter string.
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SYSPROCESSID()
Returns the process ID of the current process.
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SYSPROCESSNAME(<
process_id
> )
Returns the process name that is associated with
a given process ID, or returns the name of the current process.
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SYSPROD(productname)
Determines whether a product is licensed.
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SYSRC()
Returns a system error number.
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SYSTEM(command)
Issues an operating environment command during a
SAS session and returns the system return code.
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SYSTEM(command)
Issues an operating environment command during a
SAS session, and returns the system return code.
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TAN(argument)
Returns the tangent.
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TANH(argument)
Returns the hyperbolic tangent.
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TIME()
Returns the current time of day as a numeric SAS
time value.
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TIMEPART(datetime)
Extracts a time value from a SAS datetime value.
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TIMEVALUE(basedate, referencedate, referenceamount, compoundinginterval,
date1, rate1 <,date2, rate2,...>) Returns the equivalent of a reference amount at
a base date by using variable interest rates.
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TINV(p,df
<,nc
> )
Returns a quantile from the distribution.
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TNONCT(x,df,prob)
Returns the value of the noncentrality parameter
from the Student's distribution.
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TODAY()
Returns the current date as a numeric SAS date value.
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TRANSLATE(source,to1,from1
<,…ton,
fromn
> )
Replaces specific characters in a character expression.
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TRANSLATE(source,to1,from1
<,…ton,fromn
> )
Replaces specific characters in a character expression.
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TRANSLATE(source, to1, from1, <... ton, fromn
> )
Replaces specific characters in a character expression.
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TRANSLATE(source,to1,from1
<,…ton,fromn
> )
Replaces specific characters in a character string.
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TRANSTRN(source,target,replacement)
Replaces or removes all occurrences of a substring
in a character string.
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TRANTAB(string,trantab_name)
Transcodes data by using the specified translation
table.
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TRANWRD(source,target,replacement)
Replaces all occurrences of a substring in a character
string.
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TRIGAMMA(argument)
Returns the value of the trigamma function.
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TRIM(argument)
Removes trailing blanks from a character string,
and returns one blank if the string is missing.
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TRIMN(argument)
Removes trailing blanks from character expressions,
and returns a string with a length of zero if the expression is missing.
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TRUNC(number,length)
Truncates a numeric value to a specified number
of bytes.
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TSO(command)
Issues a TSO command or invokes a CLIST or a REXX
exec during a SAS session.
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STR=UNICODE(<
instr
> (,<Unicode
type> ))
converts Unicode characters to the current SAS session
encoding.
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STR=UNICODEC(<
instr
> (,<Unicode
type> ))
converts characters in the current SAS session encoding
to Unicode characters.
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UNICODELEN()
specifies the length of the character unit for the
Unicode data.
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UNICODEWIDTH()
specifies the length of a display unit for the Unicode
data.
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Returns a random variate from a uniform distribution.
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UPCASE(argument)
Converts all letters in an argument to uppercase.
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URLDECODE(argument)
Returns a string that was decoded using the URL
escape syntax.
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URLENCODE(argument)
Returns a string that was encoded using the URL
escape syntax.
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USS(argument1
<,...argumentn
> )
Returns the uncorrected sum of squares of the nonmissing
arguments.
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UUIDGEN(<
maxwarnings
<,binaryresult
>
> )
Returns the short or binary form of a Universal
Unique Identifier (UUID).
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VAR(argument1,argument2
<,...argumentn
> )
Returns the variance of the nonmissing arguments.
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VARFMT(datasetid,varnum)
Returns the format that is assigned to a SAS data
set variable.
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VARINFMT(datasetid,varnum)
Returns the informat that is assigned to a SAS data
set variable.
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VARLABEL(datasetid,varnum)
Returns the label that is assigned to a SAS data
set variable.
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VARLEN(datasetid,varnum)
Returns the length of a SAS data set variable.
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VARNAME(datasetid,varnum)
Returns the name of a SAS data set variable.
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VARNUM(datasetid,varname)
Returns the number of a variable's position in a
SAS data set.
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VARRAY (name)
Returns a value that indicates whether the specified
name is an array.
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VARRAYX (expression)
Returns a value that indicates whether the value
of the specified argument is an array.
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VARTRANSCODE(datasetid, varnum)
Returns the transcode attribute of a SAS data set
variable.
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VARTYPE(datasetid,varnum)
Returns the data type of a SAS data set variable.
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VERIFY(source,excerpt1
<, …, excerptn
> )
Returns the position of the first character in a
string that is not in any of several other strings.
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VFORMAT (var)
Returns the format that is associated with the specified
variable.
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VFORMATD (var)
Returns the decimal value of the format that is
associated with the specified variable.
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VFORMATDX (expression)
Returns the decimal value of the format that is
associated with the value of the specified argument.
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VFORMATN (var)
Returns the format name that is associated with
the specified variable.
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VFORMATNX (expression)
Returns the format name that is associated with
the value of the specified argument.
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VFORMATW (var)
Returns the format width that is associated with
the specified variable.
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VFORMATWX (expression)
Returns the format width that is associated with
the value of the specified argument.
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VFORMATX (expression)
Returns the format that is associated with the value
of the specified argument.
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VINARRAY (var)
Returns a value that indicates whether the specified
variable is a member of an array.
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VINARRAYX (expression)
Returns a value that indicates whether the value
of the specified argument is a member of an array.
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VINFORMAT (var)
Returns the informat that is associated with the
specified variable.
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VINFORMATD (var)
Returns the decimal value of the informat that is
associated with the specified variable.
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VINFORMATDX (expression)
Returns the decimal value of the informat that is
associated with the value of the specified variable.
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VINFORMATN (var)
Returns the informat name that is associated with
the specified variable.
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VINFORMATNX (expression)
Returns the informat name that is associated with
the value of the specified argument.
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VINFORMATW (var)
Returns the informat width that is associated with
the specified variable.
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VINFORMATWX (expression)
Returns the informat width that is associated with
the value of the specified argument.
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VINFORMATX (expression)
Returns the informat that is associated with the
value of the specified argument.
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VLABEL (var)
Returns the label that is associated with the specified
variable.
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VLABELX (expression)
Returns the label that is associated with the value
of the specified argument.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


VLENGTH (var)
Returns the compiletime (allocated) size of the
specified variable.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


VLENGTHX (expression)
Returns the compiletime (allocated) size for the
variable that has a name that is the same as the value of the argument.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


VNAME (var)
Returns the name of the specified variable.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


VNAMEX (expression)
Validates the value of the specified argument as
a variable name.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


VTRANSCODE (var)
Returns a value that indicates whether transcoding
is enabled for the specified character variable.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 National Language Support (NLS): Reference Guide


VTRANSCODEX (var)
Returns a value that indicates whether transcoding
is enabled for the specified argument.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 National Language Support (NLS): Reference Guide


VTYPE (var)
Returns the type (character or numeric) of the specified
variable.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


VTYPEX (expression)
Returns the type (character or numeric) for the
value of the specified argument.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


VVALUE(var)
Returns the formatted value that is associated with
the variable that you specify.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


VVALUEX(expression)
Returns the formatted value that is associated with
the argument that you specify.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


WAKEUP(untilwhen)
Specifies the time a SAS DATA step continues execution.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Companion for Windows


WEEK(<
sasdate
> , <
'descriptor'
> )
Returns the weeknumber value.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


WEEKDAY(date)
From a SAS date value, returns an integer that corresponds
to the day of the week.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


WHICHC(string, value1
<, value2, …> )
Searches for a character value that is equal to
the first argument, and returns the index of the first matching value.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


WHICHN(argument, value1
<, value2, …> )
Searches for a numeric value that is equal to the
first argument, and returns the index of the first matching value.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


WTO
(“textstring”

var
)
Sends a message to the system console.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Companion for z/OS


YEAR(date)
Returns the year from a SAS date value.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


YIELDP(A,c,n,K,k_{0}
,p)
Returns the yieldtomaturity for a periodic cash
flow stream, such as a bond.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


YRDIF(startdate,enddate,<
basis
>)
Returns the difference in years between two dates
according to specified day count conventions; returns a person’s
age.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


YYQ(year,quarter)
Returns a SAS date value from year and quarter year
values.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


zdsattr(
variable name
, <
option
>);
Returns the attributes for the data set name that
is specified in the input variable according to the type of request.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Companion for z/OS


zdsidnm(
variable name
,
index
);
Returns individual data set names from the variable
that the ZDSLIST function created based on an index.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Companion for z/OS


zdslist(
category
,
data set filter
,
volume filter
, <
option
>);
Returns a list of data set names.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Companion for z/OS


zdsnum(variable
name);
Returns a count of the number of data set names
that are returned from the ZDSLIST function.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Companion for z/OS


zdsxatt(
variable name
);
Returns the number of attributes retrieved by a
previous ZDSATTR request.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Companion for z/OS


zdsyatt(
variable name
,
indexj
);
Displays each attribute that is created by .
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Companion for z/OS


ZIPCITY(zipcode)
Returns a city name and the twocharacter postal
code that corresponds to a ZIP code.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


ZIPCITYDISTANCE(zipcode1, zipcode2)
Returns the geodetic distance between two ZIP code
locations.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


ZIPFIPS(zipcode)
Converts ZIP codes to twodigit FIPS codes.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


ZIPNAME(zipcode)
Converts ZIP codes to uppercase state names.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


ZIPNAMEL(zipcode)
Converts zip codes to mixed case state names.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


ZIPSTATE(zipcode)
Converts ZIP codes to twocharacter state postal
codes.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference


ZVOLLIST(
category
, <
volume filter
>, <
option
>);
Returns a list of volume serial numbers.
Product: Base SAS
Document: SAS 9.3 Companion for z/OS

Name

Syntax and Description


DMSRVBATCHJOB (jobname
, host,
port
<,parameterlist
>)
Runs a DataFlux data or process job on a DataFlux
Data Management Server and returns a job identifier.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DMSRVCOPYLOG (jobID, host, port, filename )
Copies a job's log file from a DataFlux Data Management
Server to a local host.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DMSRVDELETELOG (jobID, host, port )
Deletes a job's log file from a DataFlux Data Management
Server.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DMSRVJOBSTATUS (jobID, host, port, timeout, interval )
Returns the status of a job that was submitted to
a DataFlux Data Management Server.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DMSRVKILLJOB (jobID, host, port )
Terminates a job that is running on a DataFlux Data
Management Server.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DMSRVPROFILEJOB (jobname, host, port, appendflag
<,descriptioncharacter
> )
Generates a profile from a Data Management server
repository.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DMSRVUSER (userID, password)
Registers a user on a DataFlux Data Management Server.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DMSRVVER (host , port )
Returns the version of the DataFlux Data Management
Server.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQCASE (char, 'casedefinition' <, 'locale'> )
Returns a character value with standardized capitalization.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQEXTINFOGET ('extractiondefinition' <,'locale'> )
Returns the token names in an extraction definition.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQEXTRACT ( 'extractionstring', 'extractiondefinition' <,'locale'>)
Returns an extracted character value.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQEXTTOKENGET (extractionchar, 'token', 'extractiondefinition', ' <,'locale'> )
Returns a token from an extraction character value.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQEXTTOKENPUT ('extractionchar', 'tokenvalue', 'tokenname',
'extractiondefinition' <,'locale'> ) Inserts a token into an extraction character value
and returns the updated extraction character value.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQGENDER (char, 'genderanalysisdefinition' <,'locale'> )
Returns a gender determination from the name of
an individual.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQGENDERINFOGET ('genderanalysisdefinition' <,'locale'> )
Returns the name of the parse definition that is
associated with the specified gender definition.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQGENDERPARSED (parsedchar, 'genderanalysisdefinition' <,'locale'> )
Returns the gender of an individual.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQIDENTIFY (char, 'identificationdefinition'
<,'locale'> )
Returns a category name from a character value.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQLOCALEGUESS (char, 'localeguessdefinition')
Returns the name of the locale that is most likely
represented by a character value.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQLOCALEINFOGET (<'infotype'> )
Returns information about locales.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQLOCALEINFOLIST ('definitiontype',
'locale' )
Returns the names of the definitions in a locale
and a count of those definitions.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQMATCH (char, 'matchdefinition' <,'sensitivity'>
<,'locale'> )
Returns a match code from a character value.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQMATCHINFOGET ('matchdefinition' <,'locale'> )
Returns the name of the parse definition that is
associated with a match definition.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQMATCHPARSED (parsedchar, 'matchdefinition' <,sensitivity
>
<,'locale'> )
Returns a match code from a parsed character value.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQOPTSURFACE ('surfacedefinition')
Reveals or hides nonsurfaced definitions.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQPARSE ('parsestring', 'parsedefinition' <,'locale'>)
Returns a parsed character value.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQPARSEINFOGET ('parsedefinition' <,'locale'> )
Returns the token names in a parse definition.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQPARSEINPUTLEN ('inputlength')
Sets the default length of parsed input, and returns
a string indicating its previous value.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQPARSERESLIMIT ('resourcelimit')
Sets a limit on resources consumed during parsing.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQPARSESCORDEPTH (level)
Specifies how deeply to search for the best parsing
score.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQPARSETOKENGET (parsedchar, 'token', 'parsedefinition'
<,'locale'> )
Returns a token from a parsed character value.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQPARSETOKENPUT ('parsedchar', 'tokenvalue', 'tokenname', 'parsedefinition'
<,'locale'> ) Inserts a token into a parsed character value and
returns the updated parsed character value.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQPATTERN ('char' , 'patternanalysisdefinition' <,'locale'> )
Returns a pattern analysis from an input character
value.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


Deprecated. Runs a DataFlux dfPower Architect job
on a DataFlux Integration Server and returns a job identifier.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


Deprecated. Copies a job's log file from a DataFlux
Integration Server.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


Deprecated. Deletes a job's log file from a DataFlux
Integration Server.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


Deprecated. Returns the status of a job that was
submitted to a DataFlux Integration Server.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


Deprecated. Terminates a job that is running on
a DataFlux Integration Server.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


Deprecated. Runs a filetype DataFlux dfProfile
job on a DataFlux Integration Server and returns a job identifier.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


Deprecated. Runs a repository–type DataFlux
dfProfile job on a DataFlux Integration Server and returns a job identifier.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


Deprecated. Registers a user on a DataFlux Integration
Server.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


Deprecated. Returns the version of the DataFlux
Integration Server.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQSTANDARDIZE (char, ' standardizationdefinition' <, locale
> )
Returns a character value after standardizing casing,
spacing, and format, and then applies a common representation to certain
words and abbreviations.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQTOKEN(char, 'token' , 'parsedefinition' <, locale
> )
Returns a token from a character value.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQVERBF ()
Returns the version of Blue Fusion.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference


DQVERQKB ()
Returns the version of the currently loaded QKB.
Product: SAS Data Quality Server
Document: SAS 9.3 Data Quality Server Reference

Name

Syntax and Description


grdsvc_enable(identifier
<,option1; ... optionn
> )
grdsvc_enable(identifier,""  " )
Enables or disables one or all SAS sessions on a
grid.
Product: SAS Grid Computing
Document: Grid Computing in SAS 9.3


grdsvc_getaddr(identifier)
Reports the IP address of the grid node on which
the SAS session was chosen to execute.
Product: SAS Grid Computing
Document: Grid Computing in SAS 9.3


grdsvc_getinfo(identifier)
Reports information about the grid environment.
Product: SAS Grid Computing
Document: Grid Computing in SAS 9.3


grdsvc_getname(identifier)
Reports the name of the grid node on which the SAS
grid server session was chosen to execute.
Product: SAS Grid Computing
Document: Grid Computing in SAS 9.3


grdsvc_nnodes(argument;option)
Reports the total number of job slots that are available
for use on a grid.
Product: SAS Grid Computing
Document: Grid Computing in SAS 9.3

Name

Syntax and Description


STPSRV_HEADER(
Header Name
,
Header Value
)
Adds or modifies a header
Product: SAS Integration Technologies
Document: SAS 9.3 Stored Processes: Developer's Guide


STPSRV_SESSION('
command
',<
timeout
>)
Creates or deletes a session
Product: SAS Integration Technologies
Document: SAS 9.3 Stored Processes: Developer's Guide


STPSRV_UNQUOTE2(
paramname
)
Unmasks quotation mark characters in an input parameter
Product: SAS Integration Technologies
Document: SAS 9.3 Stored Processes: Developer's Guide


STPSRVGETC(
valuecode
)
Returns the character value of a server property
Product: SAS Integration Technologies
Document: SAS 9.3 Stored Processes: Developer's Guide


STPSRVGETN(
valuecode
)
Returns the numeric value of a server property
Product: SAS Integration Technologies
Document: SAS 9.3 Stored Processes: Developer's Guide


STPSRVSET(
valuecode
,
newvalue
)
Sets the value of a server property
Product: SAS Integration Technologies
Document: SAS 9.3 Stored Processes: Developer's Guide

Name

Syntax and Description


cval=COMAMID();
Returns a string that contains all of the communications
access methods that are valid for the operating environment that the
SCL code executes under.
Product: SAS/CONNECT
Document: SAS/CONNECT 9.3 User's Guide


rc=RLINK('serverID'
);
Verifies whether a connection was established between
a SAS/CONNECT client and a server session.
Product: SAS/CONNECT
Document: SAS/CONNECT 9.3 User's Guide


cval
=RSESSION(n
);
Returns the name, description, and SAS version of
a SAS/CONNECT server session.
Product: SAS/CONNECT
Document: SAS/CONNECT 9.3 User's Guide


sysrc
=RSTITLE(sessionID,
description
);
Defines a description for an existing connection
to a SAS/CONNECT server session.
Product: SAS/CONNECT
Document: SAS/CONNECT 9.3 User's Guide

Name

Syntax and Description


returncodevariable=GDRAW('ARC', x, y, radius, start, end);
Draws a circular arc
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('ASF', attribute, status);
Specifies an aspect source flag to bundle or separate
attributes
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('ASF', attribute, status);
Specifies an aspect source flag to bundle or separate
attributes
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('ASF', attribute, status);
Specifies an aspect source flag to bundle or separate
attributes
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('ASF', attribute, status);
Specifies an aspect source flag to bundle or separate
attributes
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('ASPECT', aspect);
Specifies the aspect ratio
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('ASPECT', aspect);
Specifies the aspect ratio
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('ASPECT', aspect);
Specifies the aspect ratio
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('ASPECT', aspect);
Specifies the aspect ratio
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('ASPECT', aspect);
Specifies the aspect ratio
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('ASPECT', aspect);
Specifies the aspect ratio
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GDRAW('BAR', x1, y1, x2, y2);
Draws a rectangle
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('CATALOG', libref, catalogname);
Specifies the catalog for the graphs
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('CATALOG', libref, catalogname);
Specifies the catalog for the graphs
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('CATALOG', libref, catalogname);
Specifies the catalog for the graphs
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('CATALOG', libref, catalogname);
Specifies the catalog for the graphs
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('CBACK', cback);
Specifies the background color
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('CBACK', cback);
Specifies the background color
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('CBACK', cback);
Specifies the background color
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('CBACK', cback);
Specifies the background color
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('CBACK', cback);
Specifies the background color
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('CBACK', cback);
Specifies the background color
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GRAPH ('CLEAR'<, name> <, des><, byline>);
Opens a graphics segment for output
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('CLIP', status);
Specifies whether clipping is on or off
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('CLIP', status);
Specifies whether clipping is on or off
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('CLIP', status);
Specifies whether clipping is on or off
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('CLIP', status);
Specifies whether clipping is on or off
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


CALL GASK('COLINDEX', n, indexarray,
returncodevariable);
Finds the color indexes that have colors associated
with them
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('COLREP', colorindex, color);
Associates a color name with a certain color index
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('COLREP', colorindex, color);
Associates a color name with a certain color index
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('COLREP', colorindex, color);
Associates a color name with a certain color index
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('COLREP', colorindex, color);
Associates a color name with a certain color index
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GRAPH('COPY', name, newname);
Copies a graph
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GRAPH('DELETE', name);
Deletes a graph
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('DEVICE', device);
Specifies the output graphics device
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('DEVICE', device);
Specifies the output graphics device
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('DEVICE', device);
Specifies the output graphics device
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('DEVICE', device);
Specifies the output graphics device
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('DEVICE', device);
Specifies the output graphics device
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('DEVICE', device);
Specifies the output graphics device
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GDRAW('ELLARC', x, y,
major, minor, start, end,
angle);
Draws an elliptical arc
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GDRAW('ELLIPSE', x, y, major, minor, start,
end,
angle);
Draws an ellipse
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILCOLOR', colorindex);
Specifies the color index of the color used to draw
fill areas
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILCOLOR', colorindex);
Specifies the color index of the color used to draw
fill areas
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILCOLOR', colorindex);
Specifies the color index of the color used to draw
fill areas
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILCOLOR', colorindex);
Specifies the color index of the color used to draw
fill areas
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILINDEX', index);
Specifies the index of the bundle of fill area attributes
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILINDEX', index);
Specifies the index of the bundle of fill area attributes
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILINDEX', index);
Specifies the index of the bundle of fill area attributes
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILINDEX', index);
Specifies the index of the bundle of fill area attributes
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GDRAW('FILL', n, xvalues, yvalues);
Draws a filled area
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GDRAW('FILL', n, xvalues, yvalues);
Draws a filled area
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILREP', index, colorindex, interior,
styleindex);
Associates a bundle of fill attributes with an index
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILREP', index, colorindex, interior,
styleindex);
Associates a bundle of fill attributes with an index
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILREP', index, colorindex, interior,
styleindex);
Associates a bundle of fill attributes with an index
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILREP', index, colorindex, interior,
styleindex);
Associates a bundle of fill attributes with an index
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILSTYLE', styleindex);
Specifies the style of the interior of the fill
area when the FILTYPE is PATTERN or HATCH
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILSTYLE', styleindex);
Specifies the style of the interior of the fill
area when the FILTYPE is PATTERN or HATCH
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILSTYLE', styleindex);
Specifies the style of the interior of the fill
area when the FILTYPE is PATTERN or HATCH
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILSTYLE', styleindex);
Specifies the style of the interior of the fill
area when the FILTYPE is PATTERN or HATCH
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILTYPE', interior);
Specifies the type of the interior of the fill area
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILTYPE', interior);
Specifies the type of the interior of the fill area
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILTYPE', interior);
Specifies the type of the interior of the fill area
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GSET('FILTYPE', interior);
Specifies the type of the interior of the fill area
Product: SAS/GRAPH
Document: SAS/GRAPH 9.3: Reference


returncodevariable=GINIT();
Initializes DSGI
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returncodevariable=GPRINT(code);
Prints the specified interface error message
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CALL GASK('GRAPHLIST', n, namearray,
returncodevariable);
Finds the names of segments in the current catalog
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returncodevariable=GTERM();
Terminates DSGI
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returncodevariable=GSET('HPOS', hpos);
Specifies the number of columns
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returncodevariable=GSET('HPOS', hpos);
Specifies the number of columns
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returncodevariable=GSET('HPOS', hpos);
Specifies the number of columns
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returncodevariable=GSET('HPOS', hpos);
Specifies the number of columns
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returncodevariable=GSET('HPOS', hpos);
Specifies the number of columns
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returncodevariable=GSET('HPOS', hpos);
Specifies the number of columns
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returncodevariable=GSET('HSIZE', hsize);
Specifies the horizontal dimension of the graphics
output area
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returncodevariable=GSET('HSIZE', hsize);
Specifies the horizontal dimension of the graphics
output area
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returncodevariable=GSET('HSIZE', hsize);
Specifies the horizontal dimension of the graphics
output area
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returncodevariable=GSET('HSIZE', hsize);
Specifies the horizontal dimension of the graphics
output area
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returncodevariable=GSET('HSIZE', hsize);
Specifies the horizontal dimension of the graphics
output area
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returncodevariable=GSET('HSIZE', hsize);
Specifies the horizontal dimension of the graphics
output area
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returncodevariable=GSET('HTML', 'string');
Specifies the HTML string to invoke when an affected
DSGI graphics element in a web page is clicked
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returncodevariable=GSET('HTML', 'string');
Specifies the HTML string to invoke when an affected
DSGI graphics element in a web page is clicked
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returncodevariable=GSET('HTML', 'string');
Specifies the HTML string to invoke when an affected
DSGI graphics element in a web page is clicked
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returncodevariable=GSET('HTML', 'string');
Specifies the HTML string to invoke when an affected
DSGI graphics element in a web page is clicked
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returncodevariable=GDRAW('IMAGE', 'externalfile', x1, y1, x2, y2, 'style');
Displays an image
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returncodevariable=GRAPH('INSERT', name);
Inserts a previously created segment into the currently
open graph
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returncodevariable=GSET('LINCOLOR', colorindex);
Specifies the color index of the color used to draw
lines
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returncodevariable=GSET('LINCOLOR', colorindex);
Specifies the color index of the color used to draw
lines
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returncodevariable=GSET('LINCOLOR', colorindex);
Specifies the color index of the color used to draw
lines
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returncodevariable=GSET('LINCOLOR', colorindex);
Specifies the color index of the color used to draw
lines
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returncodevariable=GDRAW('LINE', n, xvalues, yvalues);
Draws a polyline
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returncodevariable=GSET('LININDEX', index);
Specifies the index of the bundle of line attributes
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returncodevariable=GSET('LININDEX', index);
Specifies the index of the bundle of line attributes
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returncodevariable=GSET('LININDEX', index);
Specifies the index of the bundle of line attributes
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returncodevariable=GSET('LININDEX', index);
Specifies the index of the bundle of line attributes
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returncodevariable=GSET ('LINREP',index, colorindex, width,
type);
Associates a bundle of line attributes with an index
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returncodevariable=GSET ('LINREP',index, colorindex, width,
type);
Associates a bundle of line attributes with an index
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returncodevariable=GSET ('LINREP',index, colorindex, width,
type);
Associates a bundle of line attributes with an index
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returncodevariable=GSET ('LINREP',index, colorindex, width,
type);
Associates a bundle of line attributes with an index
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returncodevariable=GSET('LINTYPE', type);
Specifies the line type
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returncodevariable=GSET('LINTYPE', type);
Specifies the line type
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returncodevariable=GSET('LINTYPE', type);
Specifies the line type
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returncodevariable=GSET('LINTYPE', type);
Specifies the line type
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returncodevariable=GSET('LINWIDTH', width);
Specifies the thickness of the line
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returncodevariable=GSET('LINWIDTH', width);
Specifies the thickness of the line
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returncodevariable=GSET('LINWIDTH', width);
Specifies the thickness of the line
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returncodevariable=GSET('LINWIDTH', width);
Specifies the thickness of the line
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returncodevariable=GSET('MARCOLOR', colorindex);
Specifies the color index of the color used to draw
markers
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returncodevariable=GSET('MARCOLOR', colorindex);
Specifies the color index of the color used to draw
markers
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returncodevariable=GSET('MARCOLOR', colorindex);
Specifies the color index of the color used to draw
markers
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returncodevariable=GSET('MARCOLOR', colorindex);
Specifies the color index of the color used to draw
markers
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returncodevariable=GSET('MARINDEX', index);
Specifies the index of the bundle of marker attributes
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returncodevariable=GSET('MARINDEX', index);
Specifies the index of the bundle of marker attributes
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returncodevariable=GSET('MARINDEX', index);
Specifies the index of the bundle of marker attributes
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returncodevariable=GSET('MARINDEX', index);
Specifies the index of the bundle of marker attributes
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returncodevariable=GDRAW ('MARK', n, xvalues, yvalues);
Draws a polymarker
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returncodevariable=GSET ('MARREP',index, colorindex, size,
type);
Associates a bundle of marker attributes with an
index
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returncodevariable=GSET ('MARREP',index, colorindex, size,
type);
Associates a bundle of marker attributes with an
index
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returncodevariable=GSET ('MARREP',index, colorindex, size,
type);
Associates a bundle of marker attributes with an
index
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returncodevariable=GSET ('MARREP',index, colorindex, size,
type);
Associates a bundle of marker attributes with an
index
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returncodevariable=GSET('MARSIZE', size);
Selects the size of markers
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returncodevariable=GSET('MARSIZE', size);
Selects the size of markers
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returncodevariable=GSET('MARSIZE', size);
Selects the size of markers
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returncodevariable=GSET('MARSIZE', size);
Selects the size of markers
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returncodevariable=GSET('MARTYPE', type);
Selects the type of markers
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returncodevariable=GSET('MARTYPE', type);
Selects the type of markers
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returncodevariable=GSET('MARTYPE', type);
Selects the type of markers
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returncodevariable=GSET('MARTYPE', type);
Selects the type of markers
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CALL GASK ('MAXDISP', units,
xdim, ydim,
xpixels,
ypixels,
returncodevariable);
Finds the maximum display area size
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returncodevariable=GSET('MESSAGE', status);
Specifies whether the interface error message system
is enabled or disabled
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returncodevariable=GSET('MESSAGE', status);
Specifies whether the interface error message system
is enabled or disabled
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returncodevariable=GSET('MESSAGE', status);
Specifies whether the interface error message system
is enabled or disabled
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returncodevariable=GSET('MESSAGE', status);
Specifies whether the interface error message system
is enabled or disabled
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CALL GASK('NUMGRAPH', n, returncodevariable);
Finds the number of graphs in the current catalog
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CALL GASK('OPENGRAPH', name,
returncodevariable);
Finds the name of the segment currently open
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returncodevariable=CALL GSET('PATREP', index, patternname,
hatchname);
Specifies the pattern name of a style index for
a particular fill type.
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returncodevariable=CALL GSET('PATREP', index, patternname,
hatchname);
Specifies the pattern name of a style index for
a particular fill type.
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returncodevariable=CALL GSET('PATREP', index, patternname,
hatchname);
Specifies the pattern name of a style index for
a particular fill type.
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returncodevariable=CALL GSET('PATREP', index, patternname,
hatchname);
Specifies the pattern name of a style index for
a particular fill type.
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returncodevariable=GDRAW('PIE', x, y, radius, start, end);
Draws a filled circle or section of a filled circle
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returncodevariable=GRAPH('PLAY', graphname);
Displays the specified graph on your output
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returncodevariable=GRAPH('RENAME', name, newname);
Renames a graph
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CALL GASK('STATE', status);
Finds the current operating state of DSGI
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returncodevariable=GSET('TEXALIGN', halign, valign);
Specifies the horizontal and vertical alignment
of the text string
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returncodevariable=GSET('TEXALIGN', halign, valign);
Specifies the horizontal and vertical alignment
of the text string
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returncodevariable=GSET('TEXALIGN', halign, valign);
Specifies the horizontal and vertical alignment
of the text string
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returncodevariable=GSET('TEXALIGN', halign, valign);
Specifies the horizontal and vertical alignment
of the text string
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returncodevariable=GSET('TEXCOLOR', colorindex);
Specifies the color index of the color used to draw
text strings
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returncodevariable=GSET('TEXCOLOR', colorindex);
Specifies the color index of the color used to draw
text strings
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returncodevariable=GSET('TEXCOLOR', colorindex);
Specifies the color index of the color used to draw
text strings
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returncodevariable=GSET('TEXCOLOR', colorindex);
Specifies the color index of the color used to draw
text strings
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CALL GASK ('TEXEXTENT', x, y,
string, xend, yend, x1, x2, x3, x4, y1,
y2, y3, y4,
returncodevariable); Finds the text extent rectangle and concatenation
point for a specified text string
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returncodevariable=GSET('TEXFONT', font);
Specifies the font used to draw text strings
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returncodevariable=GSET('TEXFONT', font);
Specifies the font used to draw text strings
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returncodevariable=GSET('TEXFONT', font);
Specifies the font used to draw text strings
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returncodevariable=GSET('TEXFONT', font);
Specifies the font used to draw text strings
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returncodevariable=GSET('TEXHEIGHT', height);
Specifies the character height of the text string
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