The Output Delivery System (ODS)

Overview of ODS

The SAS Output Delivery System (ODS) gives you greater flexibility in generating, storing, and reproducing SAS procedure and DATA step output along with a wide range of formatting options. ODS provides formatting functionality that is not available when you are using either individual procedures or the DATA step without ODS enhancements.
ODS enables you to create reports for popular software applications. For example, use the ODS PDF statement to create PDF files for viewing with Adobe Acrobat or for printing. With ODS, you can easily create output in a variety of formats, including EXCEL, HTML, PDF, and RTF.

Opening and Closing ODS Destinations

You use ODS statements to specify destinations ...

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