webonomic


Member since 02/18/2008

Name: Jared Prins

Location: Canada

Website: http://jaredprins.ca

I\\\'m a SAS and web programmer, internet and tech junkie, computer geek, and Linux fanatic.

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If a flat file contains embedded carriage return (CR) and linefeed characters (LF) inside double quotes, SAS will interpret them as end of line markers. This may cause your file to be read incorrectly. This example replaces CR/LF characters within...
0 487 posted 7 years ago by webonomic
More details here: https://communities.sas.com/ideas/1084
0 320 posted 7 years ago by webonomic
If you know a libref or fileref, the PATHNAME function can be used to return the physical location. If the libref refers to more than one physical location, all of those locations will be returned, in quotes, separated by spaces, with the whole li...
0 286 posted 7 years ago by webonomic
This sample contains 2 macro techniques for iterating through character values on a macro %DO loop.
0 407 posted 7 years ago by webonomic
Adding alternating row of color to make proc report output easier to read.
0 332 posted 8 years ago by webonomic
If you want to see some of the color names that SAS recognizes, run the following statements, which will print a list of colors to the SAS log:
0 257 posted 8 years ago by webonomic
The program uses the XML LIBNAME engine, FILENAME URL, SGPLOT procedure, and a simple PROC PRINT to create a report of recent Twitter activity around a specified hashtag.
0 296 posted 8 years ago by webonomic
Quickly combine/append ascii type files such as txt or csv.
0 259 posted 8 years ago by webonomic
This SAS macro will convert a dataset to a text file
0 314 posted 9 years ago by webonomic
It's easy to export several data sets to one Excel spreadsheet with each data set in a separate worksheet.This example exports three SAS data sets (work.region, work.county and work.district) to the same spreadsheet (results.xls).
0 317 posted 9 years ago by webonomic
This regular expression used in Ruby will extract the characters between single or multi-character delimiters. It helps when you have strange delimiters such as \":delimeter1: text I want to grab goes here :delimiter2:\"
0 222 posted 10 years ago by webonomic
The PATHNAME function can be used to retrieve the physical location of a file or directory. This can be especially useful when reassigning engines for a libref using the Macro Language. Here we want to write a Version 6 copy of the data set CLASS...
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0 256 posted 11 years ago by webonomic
This command will email the contents of emailbody.txt to [email protected] with the subject My subject line.
0 247 posted 11 years ago by webonomic
This creates an array of various linux shell names, loops through the array and ouputs a file called shell_locations.txt showing where the shells are located on the linux system.
0 240 posted 11 years ago by webonomic
About the dd command: dd if=<source> of=<target> bs=<byte>("USUALLY" some power of 2, not less than 512 bytes(ie, 512, 1024, 2048, 4096, 8192, 16384[/b], but can be ANY reasonable number.) skip= seek= conv=<conversion>. Source is the data being...
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Use the colon : modifier to build an array. The colon is like a wildcard. In this case, anything that starts with ash. SAS Arrays hold variable names which can be used during tedious procedures such as conditional loops.
0 238 posted 12 years ago by webonomic
Bash shell scripts to control wallpaper backgrounds when switching between Ubuntu workspaces. (Other distributions can use it too). Take the below 2 scripts to make 2 separate files. Use gconf-editor to attach keybindings to run_command_1 and run...
0 230 posted 12 years ago by webonomic
Original Source from http://support.sas.com/kb/24/590.html
0 336 posted 12 years ago by webonomic
If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Pro to export a PDF to multiple images, you can use this ImageMagick code. This command will produce the files 'result-0.jpg' , 'result-1.jpg', etc... for each PDF page.
5 307 posted 12 years ago by webonomic
You can use this code in Bash or Windows CMD / Command prompt (although you'll have the change the comment character from # to :: for the windows prompt)
1 315 posted 12 years ago by webonomic
You can use regular expressions within SQL. This can be quite powerful in selecting data that matches certain conditions. The following example shows a simple regular expression which selects only quarterly periods from a table containing years, quar...
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Using Proc SQL summarize the table sashelp.shoes grouping on
0 258 posted 12 years ago by webonomic
Below is some code written for creating one response from survey questions where the respondent checks all that apply.
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