This course presents techniques for integrating SAS and Microsoft Excel to access Excel workbooks to explore, prepare, analyze, and report on your data using the SAS XLSX engine. You learn a bit about the history of SAS and Excel, and then how to easily read data from and write data to Excel files from 2007 and later using SAS techniques like the IMPORT and EXPORT procedures, and the LIBNAME engine. The course also teaches you to use the SAS Output Delivery System (or ODS) to create Excel reports. ODS enables you to customize your Excel reports by adding tables, summarized data, and visualizations using SAS. ODS also enables you to fully customize the styling of your Excel reports. Lastly, you learn about a few advanced techniques to add Excel formats and functions to Excel reports.
Learn How To
Use the IMPORT procedure to create SAS tables from Microsoft Excel files.
Use the EXPORT procedure to create Microsoft Excel files from SAS tables.
Use the LIBNAME engine to create a library reference to an Excel workbook to easily read from and write to Excel.
Use the SAS Output Delivery System (ODS) to create Microsoft Excel reports using SAS procedure output.
Who Should Attend
Before attending this course, you should have at least six months of experience writing SAS programs or have completed the SAS Programming 1: Essentials course and used SAS for at least one month. Basic knowledge of the Output Delivery System (ODS) and simple ODS invocation techniques is helpful, but not required.
This course addresses:;
Base SAS software 9.4M2 and later (including SAS Viya).
SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files XLSX engine for Microsoft Excel 2007 and later.
Output Delivery System (ODS) to produce Microsoft Excel files compatible with Microsoft Office 2010 and later.
SAS Products Covered
Importing and Exporting in Microsoft Excel Data
Introduction to SAS and Microsoft Excel.
Importing and exporting Excel data using procedures.
Importing and exporting data using the LIBNAME engine.Creating Microsoft Excel Reports
Introduction to the Output Delivery System (ODS).
Creating Excel reports.
Styling and formatting Excel reports.
The hands-on lab is preconfigured to support this course and will not support hands-on practice for all your enrolled courses.