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The Explode Proc for SAS 91

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
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Proc EXPLODE



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. Proc EXPLODE. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

Proc EXPLODE

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4 The EXPLODE Procedure 1

Contents

Chapter 1

Overview: EXPLODE Procedure 1 Syntax: EXPLODE Procedure 2

Examples: EXPLODE Procedure 5


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C H A P T E R

The EXPLODE Procedure

Overview: EXPLODE Procedure 3 Syntax: EXPLODE Procedure 4

PROC EXPLODE Statement 4 PARMCARDS or PARMCARDS4 Statement 4 Message Lines 5
Null Statement 7
Examples: EXPLODE Procedure 7

Example 1: Controlling Spacing 7
Example 2: Darkening and Underlining Text 8

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Output 1.1 shows the results of the most basic form of a PROC EXPLODE step with only one line of text. The following statements produce the output:

filename ft15f001 temp;
options nodate pageno=1 linesize=80
pagesize=60;

proc explode;
parmcards;

 TOP SECRET
;

Output 1.1 A Line of Expanded Text

The SAS System
1

***** *** **** *** ***** *** **** ***** *****
* * * * * * * * * * * * * *
* * * * * * * * * * * *
* * * **** * **** * **** **** *
* * * *

                      * * * * * * *
* * * * * * * * * * * * *
* *** *


*** ***** *** * * ***** *

Overview: EXPLODE Procedure

  The EXPLODE procedure produces printed output with oversized text by expanding each letter into a matrix of characters. You can use the EXPLODE procedure to generate posters, fLip charts, and header pages for computer output.

  Note: PROC EXPLODE with a PARMCARDS statement cannot be included in a macro.


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2 Syntax: EXPLODE Procedure Chapter 1

You can control spacing, the density of the text, and underlining with options.

Syntax: E...