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multiple table interactions in sas VA

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multiple table interactions in sas VA

Hi everyone.

 

I am trying to filter a table in SAS VA based on values from a different table. For example, let:

 

Table A: 

Name          Age           Sex

Pete            21               M

Rose           23               F

Hank           45               M

 

 

 

Table B: 

Name          Pet

Pete            dog               

Hank           dog               

Hank           cat               

James         fish             

Rose           cat             

 

 

I would like to be able to select "dog", from table B, through a filter and retrieve information about Pete and Hank from table A. Does anyone know if this is possible in SAS VA?

 

Thanks,

 

Giorgio

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Re: multiple table interactions in sas VA

Posted in reply to clausergf

You can build an interaction so when you click on one of the names the details for that name is shown.

I.e, you filter table b on dog and get two rows. Then you click on one of the names and filter table1.

 

If you want the two names at once, I think you need to join data in the data prep so you get all in the same table.

 

//fredrik

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Re: multiple table interactions in sas VA

Hi frederike and thanks for your answer. I tried that already and it's not working for me. I'm working with tables of big size (3G, 12.000.000 rows): do you think this could be an issue?
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Re: multiple table interactions in sas VA

Posted in reply to clausergf

No it shouldn't be a problem.

I have a similiar report (with two tables) where I filter one table upon department and then I select one contract from the first table and in the second I show the details for that contract.

 

My tables are ~5 Gb.

 

In my case every click sows just 5-10 rows with details, maybe you get to many there?

//Fredrik

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