|Getting Started with the SAS System Using SAS/ASSIST Software|
|Saving Task Window Selections|
Save As Window
A saved task name can be one to eight characters long; start with a letter (A through Z) or an underscore (_); and contain any combination of letters, numbers, and underscores.
Houses Table Report.
A description can be one to thirty characters in length and contain any combination of letters, numbers, and characters.
The default catalog for saved tasks is SASUSER.PRIVATE. If
you want to save the selections in a different catalog, type the catalog name in the Catalog field. Or, type a
? in the Catalog field to obtain a list of available catalogs, and select
one of them.
A SAS catalog is a SAS file that stores many different kinds of information in smaller units called catalog entries. A saved SAS/ASSIST task is stored as a catalog entry of type ASSIST.
The Type field is
automatically filled in with
ASSIST (LISTING) because all saved listing report tasks are of member type ASSIST. You cannot edit or change this field.
List a Table Window with Successful Save Message
Note: After you have saved the selections, you can select
Save from the File menu again to save any additional changes to that task.
If you want to save the selections using a different name, description, or catalog, select File from the menu bar. Then select Save As... and repeat steps 3 through 5.
SAS/ASSIST software stores the last report you created in a particular window and automatically displays the selections for it in that window. To clear the selections from a window, follow this selection path:
|Listing and Choosing Saved Tasks|
After you have saved a task in a window, you can display a list of the saved tasks and choose one for the current window.
Note: The tasks listed in the
window are applicable only to the current task window. In this example, only listing report tasks are shown. You can obtain a list of all saved tasks by using the Result Manager. See
Using the Result Manager for details on the Result Manager.
S(for Select) in the CMD field next to the saved task that you want to use, and press ENTER. The saved task is loaded into the current window.
If your saved
task includes titles or footnotes, those titles or footnotes will be loaded along with the other task selections and will override any previously defined title or
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