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XML Mapper

The SAS XML Mapper is a stand-alone Java application. It generates XMLMaps that are used by the SAS XMLV2 LIBNAME engine to provide enhanced support for XML processing. To download XML Mapper, see the Base SAS Software downloads. The application has online Help attached. From the menu bar, select Help, and then Help Topics.

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SAS 9.4

See the SAS 9.4 XML LIBNAME Engine: User's Guide.

See also the SAS 9.4 XMLV2 engine tip sheet (.pdf). For the tip sheet, we put the most frequently used information on one sheet of paper. Print landscape on both sides of legal-sized (8.5 x 14 inches) paper.

SAS 9.3

In SAS 9.3 and later releases, specify the XMLV2 engine to access enhanced functionality. The previous XML92 engine is also supported. XMLV2 functionality is production, except in the z/OS operating environment, where it is preproduction for SAS 9.3. The XMLMap syntax for version 2.1 supports XML namespaces. See the SAS 9.3 XML LIBNAME Engine: User's Guide.

See also the SAS 9.3 XMLV2 engine tip sheet (.pdf) and its example code (.zip). For the tip sheet, we put the most frequently used information on one sheet of paper. Print landscape on both sides of legal-sized (8.5 x 14 inches) paper.

Read about Advanced XML Processing with SAS 9.3 (.pdf)

SAS 9.2

In SAS 9.2, specify the XML92 engine to access functionality that is specific to SAS 9.2. In the third maintenance release for SAS 9.2, XML92 is production. See the SAS 9.2 XML LIBNAME Engine: User's Guide, Second Edition.

SAS 9.1.3

In SAS 9.1.3, specify the XML engine. See the 9.1.3 topic for what's new documentation and the user's guide. Features added to SAS 9.1.3 XML engine are not available from the SAS 8.2 hot fix.

PROC CDISC

Are you looking for support of CDISC-formatted XML? See the CDISC pages.

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Your Turn

The developers, testers, and documenters are very excited about the potential of these new capabilities. You can send electronic mail to xmlengine@sas.com with your comments.