1 - Search our communities (or Google). Someone may have already answered your question! Search returned nothing? Proceed to next step…
More experienced with SAS? Choose a forum from the homepage menu:
3 - Write a descriptive subject line. Be specific. "How Do I Extract a Submatrix?” is better than “Newbie Question.”
4 - Use simple language with all relevant details, including:
Important: Do not include any confidential data in your posts or anybody’s personal information.
Here’s an example of a question worded so that a quick answer is more likely:
The above question is ideal because it mentions everything relevant. Notice that it includes code to illustrate the problem. It attracted this complete, helpful answer:
Encouragement and a plea
We encourage you to:
If you’d like more detail, here's an excellent SAS Global Forum paper on this topic. (The communities platform has changed since the paper was published, but the principles still apply.)
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