04-11-2016 04:54 PM
I found a mistake in the Prep Guide in chapter 6. I am using an online SkillPort version so I lack page numbers.
Above Figure 6.2 in the data step creating work.test, there is a statement that begins with:
and I believe it should be
05-31-2016 03:24 PM - edited 05-31-2016 03:26 PM
I also found some errors. I post them here for product improvement. My version of the book is september 2015
- Chapter 13 page 414 line "INPUT(source,format) " should be "INPUT(source, informat) "
- Chapter 13 page 412 "} ijnu8" should be deleted
- Chapter 2 page 54 "contents data=sasuser.admit varnum;" should be "proc datasets contents data=sasuser.admit varnum;"
- Chapter 2 page 60 In the code 3 prints are specified but 4 screenshots are printed. 1 is obsolete or an explanation why this screenshot is displayed is missing.
Can anyone confirm this thread is under the attention of the authors of the prep guide?
P.S. Would recommend this guide to everyone who wants to learn SAS!! Learned a lot!
05-31-2016 09:43 PM
06-01-2016 08:11 AM
Yes, as @Cynthia_sas mentioned, SAS Press does routinely review errors. The links and emails she provided are perfect.
06-13-2016 02:53 PM
Actually they should also update the guide to line up with SAS 9.4. For instance the yearcutoff option changed to 1926. In the guide they still talk about 1920. And maybe other things i am not aware of