Setting System Options

The Basics of System Options

Note: The options below do not affect the appearance of HTML output. HTML is the recommended method setting for output.
System options are instructions that affect the processing of an entire SAS program or SAS session from the time the option is specified until it is changed. If you create your procedure output as LISTING output, you can also control the appearance of your output by setting these system options:
  • line size (the maximum width of the log and output)
  • page size (the number of lines per printed page of output)
  • the display of page numbers
  • the display of date and time
All SAS system options have default settings that are used unless you specify otherwise. ...

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