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SAS 9.2 Output Delivery System User's Guide

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Original Publication Date: 2009-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-18
Document File: 976 page(s) / 7M

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SAS® 9.2
Output Delivery System

User's Guide

SAS® Documentation

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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2009. SAS ® 9.2 Output Delivery System: User's Guide. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS® 9.2 Output Delivery System: User's Guide

Copyright © 2009, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA

ISBN 978-1-59994-591-0
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P A R T 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 1

4 Getting Started with the Output Delivery System 3

Welcome to the Output Delivery System 3
Accessibility Features in ODS 3
A Quick Start to Using ODS 5
Where to Go from Here 10

P A R T 2 Concepts 13

Chapter 2

4 Output Delivery System: Basic Concepts 15

Introduction to the Output Delivery System 16

Gallery of ODS Samples 16

Overview of How ODS Works 22

Understanding ODS Destinations 24

Understanding Table Templates, Table Elements, and Table Attributes 29

Understanding Styles, Style Elements, and Style Attributes 29

Understanding Item Stores, Template Stores, and Directories 31

Changing SAS Registry Settings for ODS 32

Customized ODS Output 34

Summary of ODS 37

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

P A R T 3 ODS Language Statements 59

Chapter 4


What's New vii

Overview vii

New Features and Enhancements for ODS Statements vii

New Features and Enhancements for the DOCUMENT Procedu...