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SAS word: COALESCE

Function. Selects the first nonmissing value from a list. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

SAS word: COALESCEC

Function. Selects the first nonmissing value from a list. PSPPR:Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

Term: code

(kOd') n.

1. a particular standard for representing information in symbols.

2. a set of symbols representing information in a particular code.

3. source code.

v.t.&i.

4. to write source code.

5. to represent in a code; encode.

Term: collate

(ko^l' At) v.t.

sort.

SAS word: COLLATE

System option. Ref: PSPPR:System Options. SLRD:SAS System Options.

Function. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

Term: collating sequence

n.

the sequence in which character values are sorted or compared.

Term: colon

(ko^l' un) n.

the character :, used to separate a statement label from the statement that follows it, to separate hours, minutes, and seconds in time values, and to indicate abbreviated variable lists and ranges of values.

Term: color

(ku' lur) n.

1. a distinctive mix of light frequencies as perceived by human eyesight.

2. an indication of the proportions of colored light (usually of red, green, and blue) or pigments (often yellow, magenta, cyan, and black) used to create or duplicate a color.

v.t.

3. to apply a color to.

SAS word: COLOR

Command.

SAS/GRAPH. Annotate variable.

SAS word: COLORPRINTING

System option. Ref: PSPPR:System Options. SLRD:SAS System Options.

Term: column

n.

1. a vertical arrangements of objects.

2. a set of table cells that are aligned vertically in a table.

3. a character position counted from the beginning of a record.

4. the set of array elements that have a certain final subscript value in a multidimensional array.

SAS word: COMAMID

System option. Communications access method. Ref: PSPPR:System Options.

SAS word: COMAUX1

System option. Auxiliary communications access method 1. Ref: PSPPR:System Options.

SAS word: COMAUX2

System option. Auxiliary communications access method 2. Ref: PSPPR:System Options.

SAS word: COMB

Function. Combinations. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. PSPL:Functions and CALL Routines:Mathematical Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

Term: comma

(kom' u) n.

the character ,, used in SAS programs to separate expressions in lists.

SAS word: COMMA

Format. Ref: PSPPR:Formats:Numeric Formats. PSPL:Informats and Formats:Numeric Fields. SLRD:Formats.

Informat. Ref: PSPPR:Informats:Numeric Informats. PSPL:Informats and Formats:Numeric Fields. SLRD:Informats.

Term: command

(ku mand') n.

text that tells a computer program to take a specific, immediate action, especially when typed by a user.

SAS word: COMMAND

Command. Command line. Ref: PSPPR:Display Manager.

Term: command language

(ku mand' lang' gwij) n.

a scripting language of an operating system that consists principally of the operating system’s commands.

Term: command line

(ku mand' lIn) n.

1. text entered by a user for processing as a command.

2. an area or text box in which the user can enter a command.

Term: command line interface

n.

a line mode user interface for interacting with an operating system.

Abbr. CLI.

SAS word: COMMAX

Format. Ref: PSPPR:Formats:Numeric Formats. PSPL:Informats and Formats:Numeric Fields. SLRD:Formats.

Informat. Ref: PSPPR:Informats:Numeric Informats. PSPL:Informats and Formats:Numeric Fields. SLRD:Informats.

Term: comment

(kom' ent) n.

1. text written in a computer program that is marked not to be executed or otherwise condidered as part of the program. Comments usually contain descriptions of the program. See comment statement, delimited comment, macro comment statement.

v.t.

2. to describe in comments.

3. comment out. to enclose (program statements) in comments so they do not execute.

SAS word: COMMENT

SAS/GRAPH. Annotate function.

Term: comment statement

n.

a comment written in the form of a statement. A comment statement begins with *.

Term: commercial software

n.

software sold or licensed by a software publisher for use by the general public.

Term: commit

(ku mit') Database management. v.t.

1. to permanently store a change in the data of a database.

n.

2. the action by which a user or client directs a database to store a change permanently.

Term: common

(kom' un) n.

1. usual; frequent.

2. shared; not different or separate; being a property or quality of multiple objects or people.

Term: compact disk

(kom' pakt disk') n.

See CD. Also, compact disc.

SAS word: COMPARE

Procedure. Ref: PSPPR:Procedures. PSPL:Execution:Data Management. SPG.

Function. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

SAS word: COMPBL

Function. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. PSPL:Functions and CALL Routines:Character Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

SAS word: COMPCOST

CALL Routine. Ref: PSPPR:CALL Routines. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

SAS word: COMPGED

Function. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

Term: compile

(kum pIl') v.t.

1. to convert a program written in a programming language to a form that can be executed.

v.i.

2. to be converted successfully from source code to an executable form.

compiler, n. compilation, n.

Term: compile time

n.

the period or duration of time or the actions that take place when a program is compiled.

compile-time, adj.

SAS word: COMPLEV

Function. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

SAS word: COMPOUND

Function. Compound interest. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. PSPL:Functions and CALL Routines:Other Categories of Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

Term: compress

(kum pres') v.t.

to apply a data transformation to reduce the stored size of (a file, etc.).

SAS word: COMPRESS

Function. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. PSPL:Functions and CALL Routines:Character Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

Dataset option. Ref: PSPPR:Files:Dataset Options. PSPL:Options for SAS Datasets:Dataset Options. SLRD:Data Set Options.

System option. Ref: PSPPR:System Options. PSPL:Options for SAS Datasets:System Options for SAS Files. SLRD:SAS System Options.

Term: compression

(kum pre' shun) v.t.

1. the process or result of compressing.

2. the amount of storage space saved by compressing.

SAS word: COMPUTAB

SAS/ETS. Procedure.

Term: compute

(kum pUt') v.t.

to determine as the result of a sequence of mathematical operations.

computation, n. computational, adj.

Term: computed variable

n.

a variable whose values are created by programming statements.

Term: computer

(kum pUt' ur) n.

an electronic device that works with digital data and executes programs, especially such a device that can interact with a user by means of a keyboard, display, loudspeakers, mouse, etc., or that can exchange files with other computers on a network.

Term: concatenate

(kun kat' in At) v.t.

to combine that data of two or more like objects in sequence to form a new object of the same type.

concatenation, n.

Term: condition

(kon di' shun) n.

1. a state; mode of being; circumstance.

2. an expression that represents a logical true or false value, especially when used in a control flow statement to determine whether other statements execute.

Term: conditional

(kon di' shun ul) n.

depending on a condition or conditions.

SAS word: CONFIG

System option. Ref: PSPPR:System Options. PSPL:Execution:Session. SLRD:SAS System Options.

Term: configuration file

n.

1. a file that indicates properties or options to use when a program starts up or creates an environment.

2. a file of system options to set at the beginning of a SAS session or SAS process.

SAS word: CONNECTREMOTE

System option. Ref: PSPPR:System Options. SLRD:SAS System Options.

SAS word: CONNECTSTATUS

System option. Ref: PSPPR:System Options. SLRD:SAS System Options.

SAS word: CONNECTWAIT

System option. Ref: PSPPR:System Options. SLRD:SAS System Options.

SAS word: CONSOLELOG

System option. Ref: PSPPR:System Options. PSPL:Options for SAS Datasets:System Options for SAS Files. SLRD:SAS System Options.

Term: constant

(kon' stunt) n.

1. a value written in a program, used by the program, and not changing in the course of executing the program.

2. a fixed value based on a definition of mathematics or science.

adj.

3. not susceptible to changing as a program executes.

SAS word: CONSTANT

Function. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. PSPL:Functions and CALL Routines:Mathematical Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

Term: constraint

(kun strAnt') n.

integrity constraint.

SAS word: CONTAINS

WHERE operator. Ref: PSPPR:Expressions:Operators. PSPL:Constants and Expressions:Operators.

SAS word: CONTENTS

Procedure. Ref: PSPPR:Procedures. PSPL:Options for SAS Datasets:SAS Dataset Information. SPG.

Term: contextual menu

(kun teks' chOO ul men' U, kon-) n.

a popup menu associated with a specific displayed object, accessible when the mouse pointer is located on the object.

SAS word: CONTINUE

Data step statement. Ref: PSPPR:Data Step Statements. PSPL:Loops and Arrays:Loops. SLRD:Statements.

Term: control character

(kun tro^l' ka^r' uk tur) n.

a character in text data that is not displayed, but indicates something about the structure of the data.

Term: control flow

(kun tro^l' flO') n.

the order of execution of the statements in a program, or the programming logic that determines the order of execution.

Term: control level

n.

the extent to which a program that accesses a SAS file prevents other programs from accessing the same data at the same time.

Term: control report

(kun tro^l' ri po^rt') n.

a report that contains general or summary information about the actions completed by a computer program or other process.

SAS word: CONVERT

Procedure.

SAS word: CONVX

Function. Convexity. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. PSPL:Functions and CALL Routines:Other Categories of Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

SAS word: CONVXP

Function. Convexity. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. PSPL:Functions and CALL Routines:Other Categories of Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

SAS word: COPIES

System option. Ref: PSPPR:System Options. SLRD:SAS System Options.

SAS word: COPY

Procedure. Copies libraries and SAS files. Ref: PSPPR:Procedures. PSPL:Managing Data. SPG.

Command. Opens and copies catalog entries. Ref: PSPPR:Display Manager.

SAS word: CORR

Procedure. Ref: PSPPR:Procedures. PSPL:Analyzing Data. SPG.

SAS word: CORRESP

SAS/STAT. Procedure. Correspondence analysis.

SAS word: COS

Function. Cosine. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. PSPL:Functions and CALL Routines:Mathematical Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

SAS word: COSH

Function. Hyperbolic cosine. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. PSPL:Functions and CALL Routines:Mathematical Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

SAS word: COUNT

Function. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

SAS word: COUNTC

Function. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

Term: counter

(kount' ur) n.

a variable that counts the number of occurrences of something. A counter typically gets its value in a sum statement, such as:

COUNT + 1;

Term: counting number

(kount' ing num' bur) n.

a number used in counting; positive integer; one of the numbers 1, 2, 3, etc.

COUNTREG

SAS/ETS. Procedure. Count data.


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