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  • What's New in SAS 9.4 [HTML]
  • What's New in Base SAS 9.4: Details [HTML]
  • SAS 9.4 Procedures by Name and Product [HTML]
  • SAS 9.4 Language Elements by Name, Product, and Category [HTML]

New Documents

  • SAS 9.4 Hadoop Configuration Guide for Base SAS and SAS/ACCESS available at SAS 9.4 Support for Hadoop. New 05AUG2014
  • SAS 9.4 DS2 Language Reference, Third Edition
    PDF (26MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 FedSQL Language Reference, Third Edition
    PDF (13MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 SPD Engine: Storing Data in the Hadoop Distributed File System, Second Edition
    PDF (970KB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 Output Delivery System: Advanced Topics
    PDF (13MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 Output Delivery System: Procedures Guide
    PDF (23MB)  |   HTML

Base SAS Programming by Example

  • Getting Started with the SAS 9.4 Output Delivery System
    PDF (4.2MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 ODS Graphics: Getting Started with Business and Statistical Graphics
    PDF (2.1MB)   |   HTML
  • The Little SAS Book: A Primer, Fifth Edition
    Book excerpt  |   Buy
  • Step-by-Step Programming with Base SAS 9.4
    PDF (19.3MB)  |   HTML   |   Buy

Videos

About the SAS Language

  • SAS 9.4 Language Reference: Concepts, Fourth Edition
    PDF (17MB)  |   HTML   |  Buy

SAS Procedure Guides

  • Base SAS 9.4 Procedures Guide, Third Edition
    PDF (42MB)  |   HTML   |  Buy
  • Base SAS 9.4 Procedures Guide: Statistical Procedures, Third Edition
    PDF (5.78MB)  |   HTML   |  Buy
  • SAS 9.4 CDISC Procedure: User's Guide
    PDF (1.93MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 National Language Support (NLS): Reference Guide, Third Edition
    PDF (20MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 Output Delivery System: Procedures Guide New 05AUG2014
    PDF (24MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 ODS Graphics: Procedures Guide, Fourth Edition
    PDF (29.7MB)  |   HTML   |  Buy
  • SAS 9.4 SQL Procedure: User's Guide
    PDF (8.31MB)  |   HTML  |   Buy

  • Example tables for SAS 9.4 SQL Procedure: User's Guide [ZIP] (60KB)

DATA Step References

  • SAS 9.4 Component Objects: Reference, Second Edition
    PDF (2.29MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 Data Set Options: Reference, Second Edition
    PDF (2MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 Formats and Informats: Reference
    PDF (10.2MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference, Third Edition
    PDF (33MB)  |   HTML   |   Buy
  • SAS 9.4 National Language Support (NLS): Reference Guide, Third Edition
    PDF (20MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 Statements: Reference, Third Edition
    PDF (9.8MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 System Options: Reference, Third Edition
    PDF (9.6MB)  |   HTML
  • Base SAS 9.4 Utilities: Reference
    PDF (1.26MB)  |   HTML

Macros

  • SAS 9.4 Macro Language: Reference, Third Edition
    PDF (8.88MB)  |   HTML   |   Buy

Operating Environment Specific Information

  • SAS 9.4 Companion for UNIX Environments, Fourth Edition
    PDF (11MB)  |   HTML
  • Accessibility Features of the Windowing Environment for SAS 9.4 on UNIX [HTML]
  • SAS 9.4 Companion for Windows, Third Edition
    PDF (15MB)  |   HTML
  • Accessibility Features of the Windowing Environment for SAS 9.4 on Microsoft Windows [HTML]
  • SAS 9.4 VSAM Processing for z/OS
    PDF (2.73MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 Companion for z/OS, Third Edition
    PDF (16MB)  |   HTML
  • Accessibility Features of the Windowing Environment for SAS 9.4 on z/OS [HTML]

Getting Started with ODS and ODS Graphics

  • Getting Started with the SAS 9.4 Output Delivery System
    PDF (4.2MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 ODS Graphics: Getting Started with Business and Statistical Graphics
    PDF (2.7MB)   |   HTML
  • Getting Started with the Graph Template Language in SAS: Examples, Tips, and Techniques for Creating Custom Graphs
    Book excerpt   |   Buy

ODS and ODS Graphics Procedures

  • SAS 9.4 Output Delivery System: Procedures Guide New 05AUG2014
    PDF (24MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 ODS Graphics: Procedures Guide, Fourth Edition
    PDF (29.7MB)  |   HTML   |  Buy

ODS and ODS Graphics User's Guides

  • SAS 9.4 Output Delivery System: User's Guide, Third Edition
    PDF (26MB)  |   HTML   |   Buy   |   Examples ZIP (218KB)
  • SAS 9.4 Output Delivery System: Advanced Topics New 05AUG2014
    PDF (13MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 ODS Graphics Designer: User's Guide, Second Edition
    PDF (6.76MB)  |   HTML
  • Accessibility Features of SAS 9.4 ODS Graphics Designer [HTML]
  • SAS 9.4 ODS Graphics Editor: User's Guide, Third Edition
    PDF (3.4MB)  |   HTML
  • Accessibility Features of SAS 9.4 ODS Graphics Editor [HTML]
  • SAS 9.4 Graph Template Language: Reference, Third Edition
    PDF (28MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 Graph Template Language: User's Guide, Third Edition
    PDF (13MB)  |   HTML   |   Buy

More Documentation

  • Base SAS Glossary [HTML]
  • Base SAS 9.4 Guide to Information Maps
    PDF (3.94MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 Guide to Metadata-Bound Libraries, Second Edition
    PDF (3.7MB)   |   HTML
  • Moving and Accessing SAS 9.4 Files, Second Edition
    PDF (2.6MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 Interface to Application Response Measurement (ARM): Reference
    PDF (2.32MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 Language Interfaces to Metadata, Second Edition
    PDF (4.7MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 Logging: Configuration and Programming Reference, Second Edition
    PDF (4.1MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 Scalable Performance Data Engine: Reference, Second Edition
    PDF (2.5MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 SQL Query Window: User's Guide
    PDF (2.34MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS Universal Viewer 1.3: User's Guide
    PDF (1.5MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 LIBNAME Engine for SAS Federation Server: User's Guide
    PDF (3.02MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.4 XML LIBNAME Engine: User's Guide
    PDF (2.81MB)  |   HTML
  • Step-by-Step Programming with Base SAS 9.4
    PDF (19.3MB)  |   HTML  |   Buy
  • Encryption in SAS 9.4, Third Edition
    PDF (2.48MB)  |   HTML
    The documentation for SAS/SECURE is in Encryption in SAS 9.4.
  • The documentation for the SAS/ACCESS Interface to Hadoop is in SAS/ACCESS 9.4 for Relational Databases: Reference. The FILENAME statement (for the Hadoop access method) is in SAS 9.4 Statements: Reference, and the HADOOP procedure is in the Base SAS 9.4 Procedures Guide.
  • Help for Base SAS is accessible within the product.

Quick Links

  • What's New in SAS 9.3 [HTML]
  • SAS 9.3 Procedures by Name and Product [HTML]
  • SAS 9.3 Language Reference by Name, Product, and Category [HTML]

Videos

About the SAS Language

  • SAS 9.3 Language Reference: Concepts, Second Edition
    PDF (7.6MB)  |   HTML   |   Buy
  • Getting Started with the SAS 9.3 Output Delivery System
    PDF (1.8MB)  |   HTML   |   Buy

SAS Procedure Guides

  • Base SAS 9.3 Procedures Guide, Second Edition
    PDF (14.44MB)  |   HTML  |   Buy
  • Base SAS 9.3 Procedures Guide: Statistical Procedures, Second Edition
    (compatible with the second maintenance release for SAS 9.3)
    PDF (14.53MB)  |   HTML  |   Buy
  • Base SAS 9.3 Procedures Guide: Statistical Procedures
    PDF (14.53MB)
  • SAS 9.3 National Language Support (NLS): Reference Guide
    PDF (5.35MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 Output Delivery System: User's Guide, Second Edition
    PDF (11.54MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 ODS Graphics: Procedures Guide, Third Edition
    PDF (6MB)  |   HTML   |   Buy
  • SAS 9.3 SQL Procedure: User's Guide
    PDF (3.57MB)  |   HTML
    Data sets for SAS 9.3 SQL Procedure: User's Guide [ZIP] (18KB)

DATA Step References

  • SAS 9.3 Component Objects: Reference
    PDF (1.88MB)  |   HTML   |   Buy
  • SAS 9.3 Data Set Options: Reference
    PDF (1.62MB)  |   HTML   |   Buy
  • SAS 9.3 Formats and Informats: Reference
    PDF (8.95MB)  |   HTML   |   Buy
  • SAS 9.3 Functions and CALL Routines: Reference
    PDF (20.37MB)  |   HTML   |   Buy
  • SAS 9.3 National Language Support (NLS): Reference Guide
    PDF (5.35MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 Output Delivery System: User's Guide, Second Edition
    PDF (11.54MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 Statements: Reference
    PDF (8.18MB)  |   HTML   |   Buy
  • SAS 9.3 System Options: Reference, Second Edition
    PDF (2.50MB)  |   HTML
  • Base SAS 9.3 Utilities: Reference
    PDF (1.15MB)  |   HTML   |   Buy

Macros

  • SAS 9.3 Macro Language: Reference
    PDF (3.23MB)  |   HTML   |   Buy

Operating Environment Specific Information

  • SAS 9.3 Companion for UNIX Environments
    PDF (11.19MB)  |   HTML   |   Buy
  • SAS 9.3 Companion for Windows
    PDF (6.18MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 VSAM Processing for z/OS
    PDF (1.24MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 Companion for z/OS, Second Edition
    PDF (6.07MB)  |   HTML

ODS Graphics

  • SAS 9.3 ODS Graphics: Getting Started with Business and Statistical Graphics
    PDF (1.9MB)   |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 ODS Graphics: Procedures Guide, Third Edition
    PDF (6MB)  |   HTML   |   Buy
  • SAS 9.3 ODS Graphics Designer: User's Guide
    PDF (5.03MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 ODS Graphics Editor: User's Guide
    PDF (1.53MB)  |   HTML
  • Getting Started with the Graph Template Language in SAS: Examples, Tips, and Techniques for Creating Custom Graphs
    Book excerpt  |   Buy
  • SAS 9.3 Graph Template Language: Reference, Third Edition
    PDF (21.8MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 Graph Template Language: User's Guide
    PDF (10.83MB)  |   HTML

More Documentation

  • Base SAS Glossary [HTML]
  • The Little SAS Book: A Primer, Fifth Edition
    Book excerpt  |   Buy
  • Base SAS 9.3 Guide to Information Maps
    PDF (3.02MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 Guide to Metadata-Bound Libraries
    PDF (1.76MB)   |   HTML
  • Moving and Accessing SAS 9.3 Files
    PDF (2.34MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 CDISC Procedure: User's Guide
    PDF (1.61MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 Interface to Application Response Measurement (ARM): Reference
    PDF (2.06MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 Language Interfaces to Metadata
    PDF (4.02MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 Logging: Configuration and Programming Reference
    PDF (3.60MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 Scalable Performance Data Engine: Reference
    PDF (1.93MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 SQL Query Window: User's Guide
    PDF (2.26MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS Universal Viewer 1.2: User's Guide
    PDF (1.32MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 LIBNAME Engine for DataFlux Federation Server: User's Guide
    PDF (2.68MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.3 XML LIBNAME Engine: User's Guide, Second Edition
    PDF (2.33MB)  |   HTML
  • Step-by-Step Programming with Base SAS Software
    PDF (4.81MB)  |   HTML
  • Encryption in SAS 9.3, Second Edition
    PDF (1.02MB)  |   HTML
    The documentation for SAS/SECURE is in Encryption in SAS 9.3.
  • The documentation for the SAS/ACCESS Interface to Hadoop is in SAS/ACCESS 9.3 for Relational Databases: Reference, Second Edition. The FILENAME statement (for the Hadoop access method) is in SAS 9.3 Statements: Reference, and the HADOOP procedure is in the Base SAS 9.3 Procedures Guide, Second Edition.
  • Help for Base SAS is accessible within the product.

  • What's New in SAS 9.2
    PDF (1.32MB)  |   HTML

Most Used Documentation

  • Base SAS 9.2 Procedures Guide
    PDF (9.12MB)  |   HTML
  • Base SAS 9.2 Procedures Guide: Statistical Procedures, Third Edition
    PDF (6.04MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.2 Procedures by Name and Product [HTML]
  • SAS 9.2 Language Reference by Name, Product, and Category [HTML]
  • SAS 9.2 Language Reference: Concepts, Second Edition
    PDF (7.5MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.2 Language Reference: Dictionary, Fourth Edition
    PDF (7.61MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.2 Macro Language: Reference
    PDF (2.89 MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.2 National Language Support (NLS): Reference Guide
    PDF (3.45MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.2 Output Delivery System: User's Guide
    PDF (6.76MB)  |   HTML

Operating Environment Specific Information

  • SAS 9.2 Companion for OpenVMS on HP Integrity Servers
    PDF (3.13MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.2 Companion for UNIX Environments
    PDF (3.13MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.2 Companion for Windows, Second Edition
    PDF (4.64MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.2 VSAM Processing for z/OS
    PDF (2.3MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.2 Companion for z/OS
    PDF (4.39MB)  |   HTML

More Documentation

  • Base SAS Glossary [HTML]
  • Base SAS 9.2 Guide to Information Maps
    PDF (1.00MB)  |   HTML
  • Encryption in SAS 9.2
    PDF (1.9MB)  |   HTML
  • Moving and Accessing SAS 9.2 Files
    PDF (1.61MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.2 CDISC Procedure: User's Guide
    PDF (1.17MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.2 Interface to Application Response Measurement (ARM): Reference
    PDF (1.72MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.2 Language Interfaces to Metadata
    PDF (1.20MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.2 Logging: Configuration and Programming Reference
    PDF (1.2MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.2 Scalable Performance Data Engine: Reference
    PDF (1.64MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.2 SQL Procedure User's Guide
    PDF (1.94MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.2 SQL Query Window: User's Guide
    PDF (2.82MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS Universal Viewer 1.1: User's Guide
    PDF (1.70MB)  |   HTML
  • SAS 9.2 XML LIBNAME Engine: User's Guide, Second Edition
    PDF (1.81MB)  |   HTML
  • Step-by-Step Programming with Base SAS Software
    PDF (4.81MB)  |   HTML
  • Help for Base SAS is accessible within the product.

  • What's New in SAS 9.0, 9.1, 9.1.2, and 9.1.3 [PDF] (1.44MB)

Most Used Documentation

  • Base SAS 9.1.3 Procedures Guide, Second Edition
    PDF (9.09MB)  |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • Base SAS 9.1.3 Procedures Guide: Statistical Procedures
    SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1.3 Language Reference: Concepts
    PDF (4.17MB)  |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1.3 Language Reference: Dictionary, Fifth Edition
    PDF (7.84MB)  |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1 Macro Language: Reference
    PDF (2.17MB)  |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1 National Language Support (NLS): User's Guide
    PDF (1.89MB)  |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1.3 Output Delivery System: User's Guide
    PDF (4.38MB)  |   SAS OnlineDoc

Operating Environment Specific Information

More Documentation

  • Base SAS Guide to Information Maps
    PDF (1.77MB)   |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • Data Security Technologies in SAS 9.1.3
    PDF (873KB)   |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • Moving and Accessing SAS 9.1 Files
    PDF (1.17MB)  |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1.3 Metadata LIBNAME Engine: User's Guide, Second Edition
    PDF (1.0MB)   |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1 Scalable Performance Data Engine: Reference
    PDF (926KB)  |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1 SQL Procedure User's Guide
    PDF (1.08MB)  |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1 SQL Query Window: User's Guide
    PDF (1.81MB)  |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1.3 XML LIBNAME Engine: User's Guide
    PDF (1.16MB)   |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • Step-by-Step Programming with Base SAS Software
    PDF (4.81MB)   |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • Help for Base SAS is accessible within the product.

Additional Software Documentation

  • Base SAS 9.1 Procedures Guide
    PDF   |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • Moving and Accessing SAS 9.1 Files
    PDF   |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1 Companion for OpenVMS Alpha
    PDF   |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1 Companion for UNIX Environments
    PDF (2.25MB)  |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1 Companion for Windows
    PDF (3.71MB)  |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1 Companion for z/OS
    PDF (3.21MB)
  • SAS 9.1.2 Data Security Technologies [PDF] (1.85MB)
  • SAS 9.1 Language Reference: Concepts
    PDF (4.45MB)  |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1 Language Reference: Dictionary
    PDF (6.78MB)  |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1 Macro Language: Reference
    PDF (2.17MB)  |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1 Metadata LIBNAME Engine: User's Guide
    PDF (1.12MB)
  • SAS 9.1 National Language Support (NLS): User's Guide
    PDF (1.89MB)
  • SAS 9.1 Output Delivery System: User's Guide
    PDF (4.63MB)  |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS 9.1 Scalable Performance Data Engine: Reference
    PDF (926KB)
  • SAS 9.1 SQL Procedure User's Guide
    PDF (1.08MB)
  • SAS 9.1 SQL Query Window: User's Guide
    PDF (1.81MB)  |   SAS OnlineDoc
  • SAS System for CMS: What's New in Version 8 [HTML]
  • SAS 9.1 XML LIBNAME Engine: User's Guide
    PDF (1.08MB)