Getting Ready to Face the World 38
We Know Where You Live 39
Formats and Functions 40
A Final Word on Options 41
Query-Free Filtering 41
Do It Once—Use It Often 47
Using Macro Variables 47
Using Macro Functions 57
ODS: The Output Delivery System 60
What Is ODS All About? 60
Making Your Output Go Where You Want 61
Enough theory. In this chapter we introduce some techniques that work on any SAS Enterprise Guide task.
We start by looking at some of the options you can set to alter the way SAS Enterprise Guide and your programs work, and then we move on to some macro techniques to enhance reusability. Next we look at the Output Delivery System (ODS)—how SAS Enterprise Guide uses it and ...