|Papers Topic List|
|February 2011||TS-801: Setting Up SAS®9 National Language Support in Windows Environments (PDF)
This document explains how to install the NLS features for SAS®9 in Windows operating environments.
|October 2009||Processing Multilingual Data with the SAS 9.2 Unicode Server (PDF)
This paper outlines how to configure and start a SAS Unicode server in SAS 9.2 Phase 2, how to process multi-byte data, how to access multilingual data from existing SAS systems, database management systems (DBMS) and external files, multilingual collation, language switching and how to generate multi-lingual reports.
|December 2008||Changing language during a SAS session (PDF)
This document explains how you can switch between languages (locales) with the SAS 9.2 Unicode server. Language Switching is controlled by the LOCALELANGCHG option. If LOCALELANGCHG is on, the language switching feature is enabled and the setting of the LOCALE= option determines the language used for procedure output and user interface elements.
|April 2008||Linguistic Collation: Everyone Can Get What they Expect (PDF)
The SAS System makes sure that everyone can get what he or she expects by supporting sorts for data from one or many languages as well as case-insensitive sorts. The paper outlines how BY processing now supports linguistic collation in PROC and DATA steps and how a new DATA step function called sortKey allows customers to create keys for sorting.
|March 2008||SAS 9.1.3 SP4 Unicode Environment (PDF)
This paper describes how to make use of multilingual data to provide business intelligence with SAS 9.1.3 Unicode Server. The current potential issues and limitations with SAS 9.1.3 Unicode environment are described in this white paper, as well as the wor karounds to these issues.
|June 2001||TS-653: Globalization and National Language Support for Your Version 8.2 SAS Environment (PDF)
With the 8.2 release, SAS expands and simplifies its support for national lan guages on all platforms -- from the mainframe to the PC. This applies to data as well as to code, and is especially important to international customers who are running applications in client/server, cross-platform environment.