What is ODS PDF?

What is ODS PDF?

Opens, manages, or closes the PDF destination, which produces PDF output, a form of output that is read by Adobe Acrobat and other applications.

How do I create a PDF in SAS?

You save your SAS output as a PDF file with 3 simple steps:

  1. Create and open a PDF file. You create a new PDF file with the ODS statement and the PDF keyword.
  2. Write SAS code that generates output.
  3. Close the PDF file.

How do I convert SAS dataset to CSV?

To export data from SAS as a CSV file with PROC EXPORT you need to define at least three parameters:

  1. DATA=-option to specify the SAS dataset you want to export. For example, DATA=work.
  2. OUTFILE=-option to define the output location and the file name.
  3. DBMS=-option to specify the file extension such as DBMS=csv.

What is RTF in SAS?

Since ODS RTF has been available in production in SAS Version 8.1, it has become the most useful function in ODS to many statisticians and SAS programmers. Rich Text Format (RTF) provides the interchangeability of text and graphic files with different output devices, operating environments, and operating systems.

What is close option in ODS PDF statement?

 ODS PDF statement with the CLOSE option stops additional output from going to the PDF, and effectively creates the PDF file STYLE= is an incredibly power option of the ODS PDF statement because the style may change the overall look of the PDF including many of the feature of all the output generated by many different procedures.

What is style adjustments ODS?

STYLE ADJUSTMENTS ODS is all about presentation. A big part of the presentation comes from using STYLE and STYLE attributes. Style attribute changes, including color or font size, are achieved the same way as with any other ODS code. PROC ODSLIST can easily use styles to make your lists really standout.

What are some examples of using ODS text?

Here’s an example of using ODS TEXT: options nodate nonumber nocenter; ods escapechar=”^”; ods pdf; title ‘Lists using ods text’; ods text = ‘^{unicode 00B7} Item 1’; ods text = ‘^{unicode 00B7} Item 2’; ods text = ‘^{unicode 00B7} Item 3’; ods text = ‘^{unicode 00B7} Item 4’; ods _all_ close; 2

How do I indent or add spacing to a list in ODS?

In the code above, the ODS inline style Unicode function is used to produce the dot for the list. If you want to indent or add spaces to the bulleted list, you must use the ODS inline style nbspaceto adjust the spacing. It’s a very manual process and it produces a static list. Running the code produces this output: Figure 1. Lists using ODS Text