SAS® Studio is a programming environment that can run new and existing SAS® programs, read files from many data sources, and much more. When SAS programs, files, or data sets contain national characters, you might see truncated string, odd characters, or transcoding errors. In this 10-minute SAS Global Forum super demo, I show some common issues that occur when national characters are present and introduces you to tools and tips to help you achieve success.
00:18 - How to manage unexpected characters
01:48 - An example
03:32 - Two possible solutions
06:20 - Specify encoding with Open Dialog
07:27 - Two functions that can help: KPROPDATA and BASECHAR
SAS National Language Support (NLS): Reference Guide (SAS documentation)
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