The Output Delivery System (ODS)
Overview of ODS
The SAS Output Delivery System (ODS) gives you flexibility in generating, storing, and reproducing SAS procedure and DATA step output along with a wide range of formatting options.
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 easily create output in a variety of formats, including Microsoft Excel and Power Point, HTML, PDF, and RTF.
Opening and Closing ODS Destinations
You use ODS statements to specify destinations for your output. Each destination creates a specific type of formatted output. The following table lists some of the ODS destinations ...