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SAS 9.1.3 Output Delivery System Users Guide

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Original Publication Date: 2006-Dec-31
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Document File: 732 page(s) / 4M

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SAS® 9.1.3 Output Delivery System

User's Guide



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2006. SAS ® 9.1.3 Output Delivery System: User's Guide, Volumes 1 and 2. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS® 9.1.3 Output Delivery System: User's Guide, Volumes 1 and 2

Copyright © 2006, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA


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P A R T 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 1

      4 Getting Started with the Output Delivery System 3 Introduction to the Output Delivery System 3
A Quick Start to Using ODS 3
Where to Go from Here 9

P A R T 2 Concepts 11

Chapter 2

      4 Output Delivery System: Basic Concepts 13 Gallery of ODS Samples 14

Commonly Used ODS Terminology 21

Overview of How ODS Works 22

Understanding ODS Destinations 25

Understanding Table Definitions, Table Elements, and Table Attributes 29

Understanding Style Definitions, Style Elements, and Style Attributes 30

Changing SAS Registry Settings for ODS 31

Customized ODS Output 34

Chapter 3

      4 Output Delivery System and the DATA Step 39 Using ODS with the DATA Step 39

How ODS Works with the DATA Step 40

Syntax for ODS Enhanced Features in a DATA Step 41

Examples 41

Contents

What's New vii

Overview vii

Details vii

P A R T 3 ODS Language Statements 59

Chapter 4

      4 Introduction to ODS Language Statements 61 Definition of ODS Statements 61

Types of ODS Statements 61

ODS Statement Category Descriptions 62

ODS Statements by Category 63

Chapter 5


4 Dictionary...