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How Do I Read and Write Excel Files Using SAS®?

On-Demand • Cost: Complimentary

About the webinar

Join this webinar to learn how to use SAS code to read and write Microsoft Excel files as if they were data sets in a library.

It’s an easy way to get well-formed Excel data into your SAS process and to share results with colleagues.

You will learn how to:

  • Read the contents of a spreadsheet into a new SAS data set.
  • Control how much data you retain.
  • Create and update XLSX files.

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About the Expert

Chris Hemedinger
Senior Manager, SAS Online Communities

Chris leads the team of community managers for, where SAS users like to gather and discuss SAS technologies, find answers to questions, share their experiences, and provide feedback. He’s also involved in SAS' strategy for other online communities where SAS customers can be found. Chris helps get useful, timely content out to the user community, and draw more SAS experts into the conversations.