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I have some dumb questions about EG 4.3 ... 1. How do you prevent the project flow from displaying and 2. How do reuse a query generated by the query builder. I'm used to 4.0 and have gotten lost in 4.3.

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I have some dumb questions about EG 4.3 ... 1. How do you prevent the project flow from displaying and 2. How do reuse a query generated by the query builder. I'm used to 4.0 and have gotten lost in 4.3.

I have some dumb questions about EG 4.3 ... 1.  How do you prevent the project flow from displaying and 2. How do reuse a query generated by the query builder.  I'm used to 4.0 and have gotten lost in 4.3.

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Re: I have some dumb questions about EG 4.3 ... 1. How do you prevent the project flow from displaying and 2. How do reuse a query generated by the query builder. I'm used to 4.0 and have gotten lost in 4.3.

If you're just getting started with EG 4.3, it's worth it to run through the Help->Getting Started tutorial to become familiar with the newer user interface.  It's quite different from 4.1, as you noticed.

You can't prevent the process flow from showing up, but you can use the F4 key to toggle between the process flow view and your other active content.  You can also use various options in Tools->Options, Project Views to control how much detail you see in the project flow and the project tree.

When you say "reuse a query", do you mean copy a query node?  EG 5.1 has a Query Template feature that makes query reuse a lot easier.  See:

Building an SQL subquery in SAS Enterprise Guide - The SAS Dummy

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Re: I have some dumb questions about EG 4.3 ... 1. How do you prevent the project flow from displaying and 2. How do reuse a query generated by the query builder. I'm used to 4.0 and have gotten lost in 4.3.

Hi Jim,

I will try to answer the 2nd question on query builder. If you want to modify the query you can right click the query builder under "Project Tree" and choose 'Modify Query Builder' and make changes to the query.

If you dont want to retain the query and instead create a copy and modify, you can do that by copying the query and modifying the copy (as mentioned above). This would be a case where you want to do another similar query which is a slight variation of the first query. Hope this helps.

If you want to show or present the output or results you could use the export option to save the output in PDF format.

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