3 reasons you should read ODS Techniques

The Output Delivery System (ODS) is a very large topic and it can sometimes be difficult to find out if something is even possible from the reference documentation.  My new book ODS Techniques: Tips for Enhancing Your SAS Output takes a cookbook approach to various areas in ODS and introduces […]

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SAS author's tip: Using ODS to send output to alternate destinations

Ron Cody starts things off right with our first SAS tip of 2014. If you resolve to become a better statistical programmer this year, Ron's book SAS Statistics by Example is a great place to start. After you take a look at this week's free excerpt from the book, head over to Ron's author page. You'll […]

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SAS author's tip: Naming ODS output

This week's SAS tip is from Michael Tuchman and his innovative book PROC DOCUMENT by Example Using SAS. Michael's book fills an important gap. For instance, in her review of the book, SAS user and senior statistical analyst Wendi Wright said: "Currently, I believe PROC DOCUMENT is a highly underused procedure and after reading […]

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SAS author's tip: Moving ODS output into your internet or intranet site

This week's SAS tip is from Lauren Haworth, Cynthia L. Zender, and Michele Burlew's book Output Delivery System: The Basics and Beyond. This example-driven book includes broad coverage of some of the best features of ODS. To learn more about the book and the authors, visit our Web catalog to read […]

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SAS author's tip: Turning off output to the results window

This week's SAS tip is from Lauren Haworth, Cynthia L. Zender, and Michele Burlew's book Output Delivery System: The Basics and Beyond. This monumental guide is packed with a wide-array of techniques and examples. As SAS programmer Christine Iodice said, "This book is one-stop shopping for all your ODS needs!" […]

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SAS author's tip: Sending ODS output to your printer

This week's SAS tip is from Lauren Haworth, Cynthia Zender, and Michele Burlew's book Output Delivery System: The Basics and Beyond. This mega book is packed with multiple examples that can help all levels of SAS users. If you're using ODS, take a look at these previously featured tips from the book: […]

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SAS author's tip: selecting variables to include in output

This week's tip comes from three authors who've made a big impact within the SAS user community. Lauren Haworth, Cynthia Zender, and Michele Burlew partnered up to write Output Delivery System: The Basics and Beyond a couple of years ago-and their book remains a bestselling go-to guide for anyone wanting to learn more about ODS. […]

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SAS author's tip: Alternative ODS destinations

Neil Constable is a Principal Education Consultant at SAS in the United Kingdom, where he applies his extensive knowledge of Base SAS, SAS Enterprise Guide, and the SAS business intelligence tools. He's also the author of SAS Programming for Enterprise Guide Users, Second Edition--and this week's featured tip. You can get to know Neil […]

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SAS author's tip: TAGSETS.RTF and table of contents

I bet that many of you reading our blog are familiar with accomplished SAS users and authors Lauren Haworth, Cynthia Zender, and Michele Burlew. Together, they form a powerful triumvirate of SAS experience. If you get a chance to pick up their book Output Delivery System: The Basics and Beyond […]

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Author Spotlight: Mike Molter and The ODS Tagset Experience

Contributed by Mike Molter, Principal Statistical Programmer, INC Research I’m writing this from an altitude of 35,000 feet. As I try to squeeze my 6’1” frame into a space clearly designed for passengers no taller than 5 feet while trying to find a place to put my left elbow because […]

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