Getting Started with JMP Life Sciences | Files and Data Sets | SAS Data Sets

SAS Data Sets
SAS data sets have extension .sas7bdat . In your Windows file types ( Control Panel > Folder Options > File Types ), we recommend you associate the extension .sas7bdat with JMP so that double-clicking on any .sas7bdat file opens it in JMP as a JMP table. Assuming that a data set is not too large, you can use JMP to produce its native graphics and analyses, in addition to those created by JMP Life Sciences dialogs . You can also save a JMP table as a SAS data set by changing the Save as type: specification in the Save JMP File As dialog, which is surfaced by clicking File > Save As... .
The columns in a SAS data set are called variables , and the rows are called observations . This terminology is used frequently in JMP dialogs and throughout this documentation.