What s New


New and enhanced features in Base SAS improve ease of use and SAS performance under the Windows environment:

  • SAS now runs under 32 “ and 64 “ bit Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 operating environments.

  • SAS servers and PCs can use memory-based SAS libraries to process SAS data.

  • Network security is enhanced by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).

  • SAS is now able to sort data using the high-performance sorting tool SyncSort for Windows, by Syncsort, Incorporated, if you have SyncSort installed at your site.

  • Sharing files between UNIX and Windows has been simplified.

  • You can start SAS with the same destination printer that was specified when you ended your last SAS session.

  • During initialization, SAS looks in the Windows user profile directory for a configuration file if you do not specify a configuration file at SAS invocation.

  • The Enhanced Editor autosave files are now saved to the Application Data folder.

  • Accessibility aids can now access many of the SAS windows and dialog boxes.


  • This section describes the features of SAS Companion for Windows that are new or enhanced since SAS 8.2.

  • z/OS is the successor to the OS/390 operating system. Throughout this document, any reference to z/OS also applies to OS/390, unless otherwise stated.

SAS 9.1 Companion for Windows
SAS 9.1 Companion for Windows (2 Volumes)
ISBN: 1590472004
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 187

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