Syntax: PLS Procedure

The following statements are available in PROC PLS. Items within the angle brackets are optional.

PROC PLS <options> ;
BY variables ;
CLASS variables </ option> ;
EFFECT name = effect-type ( variables </ options> ) ;
ID variables ;
MODEL dependent-variables = effects </ options> ;
OUTPUT OUT=SAS-data-set <options> ;

To analyze a data set, you must use the PROC PLS and MODEL statements. You can use the other statements as needed. CLASS and EFFECT statements, if present, must precede the MODEL statement.