How to create Variable Parameters with SAS Enterprise Guide 6.1

Note: The entry of the function has a different name from version 4.x.


1.   Select the View option from the top toolbar

2.   Click Prompt Manager

3.   This brings up a Prompt Manager side-bar, from there select Add

4.   Type ColumnVars for the Name and Report Frequency Counts by Date Shipped for Each: for the Displayed Text

5.   Select the Prompt Type and Values Tab

6.   Select Variable as the Prompt type

7.   Click the Load Values button (will take a while to bring up next windows)

8.   Select the afs_orders data

9.   Remove all of the fields but Order_Type and Carrier

10.   Now the rest of the exercise follows the directions in the pdf