Using JMP > JMP Preferences > Preferences for SAS Integration
Publication date: 05/24/2021

Preferences for SAS Integration

SAS Integration preferences customize the default settings for working with SAS servers. For more information about using the SAS Integration capabilities, see Import Data from SAS.

Note: The SAS Environment options appear after you select SAS 9.3 or 9.4 from the SAS Server Version list.

Figure 13.19 SAS Integration Preferences 

SAS Integration Preferences

Table 13.19 Preferences on the SAS Integration Page

Preference

Description

SAS Server Version

Select the default version for the SAS Server. This can also be changed in the Server Connections window. (See Connect to a SAS Metadata Server from JMP.) This option does not apply when connecting to local SAS on Windows. The default setting is 9.4.

I want to connect to a SAS Environment

Select this option to always connect to a SAS Environment and click Configure to configure the URL of the location. This option is deselected by default.

I want to connect to a SAS Metadata Server

Select this option to always connect to a SAS Metadata Server. This option is selected by default.

Clear this option if you do not have a SAS Metadata Server available, and you connect directly to SAS Workspace Servers instead.

I will manually connect to SAS workspace servers

Select this option to manually connect to a SAS workspace server. This option is deselected by default.

Automatically connect metadata-defined SAS libraries

Select this option to connect to metadata-defined SAS libraries automatically across all JMP sessions when you connect to a SAS Workspace Server. his option is selected by default.

When the Workspace Server contains a large number of metadata-defined SAS libraries, deselect this option to speed up your connection to the server.

Automatically generate ODS results

Select this option to generate output delivery system (ODS) results. This option is deselected by default.

ODS Result Format

Select the format for ODS reports. The default setting is HTML.

ODS Style

Enter the style name for ODS reports. The default setting is Statistical.

ODS Style sheet

Enter the style sheet name for ODS reports.

Prompt if results are larger than __ MB

Enter the number of MB that triggers a prompt for you to continue or cancel the operation. Five is the default setting.

Graphics Format

Select the format for graphics for ODS reports. ActiveX Image is the default setting.

Generate ODS statistical graphics

Select this option to include statistical graphics in the ODS reports.

Import generated SAS data sets into JMP

Select this option to import any generated data sets into JMP automatically.

Prompt if data set has more than __ rows

Enter the number of rows that triggers a prompt for you to continue or cancel the operation. The default setting is 100,000.

Use SAS variable labels for column names during data import

Select this option to use the column labels in the SAS data set as the JMP data table column names when importing a SAS data set into a JMP data table. This option is deselected by default.

Convert SAS custom formats to JMP value labels

Select this option to use the information in the SAS column formats to set JMP value labels when importing a SAS data set into a JMP data table. This option is selected by default.

Warn before closing unsaved imported data

Select this option to trigger a prompt to save any SAS data sets that you imported into JMP and have not saved before closing. This option is selected by default.

On export, store table and column properties in extended attributes

Select to allow extended attribute support during SAS 9.4 data export. This option is deselected by default.

On import, apply table and column properties from extended attributes

Select to allow extended attribute support during SAS 9.4 data import. This option is deselected by default.

Stored Process Results: Format

Select a report format: HTML (default), RTF, or PDF.

Stored Process Results: Graph Format

Select a graph format: ActiveX Image (default, available only on a SAS server that runs on Windows), Java Image, PNG, JPEG, or GIF.

Show SAS Log

Select Always, Never, or On Error (default) to set when the SAS log is displayed

Location

Select the location for SAS log information: within the JMP log window, or in a separate SAS log window. The default setting is the JMP log window.

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