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Date:         Mon, 1 May 2000 10:10:46 -0400
Reply-To:     Ray Pass <raypass@WORLDNET.ATT.NET>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Ray Pass <raypass@WORLDNET.ATT.NET>
Subject:      Creating Drill-down Hot-links (was: Re: htm list or table)
Comments: To: "Michael A. Raithel" <maraithel@EROLS.COM>
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Gee Mike, you're making me blush. I'll take credit for writing the paper, but not for the tools that are out there. They are simple, straight-forward and easy to implement.

Perhaps one of the most important notions in the paper is way at the end in the Conclusions where I simply state that these techniques are as equally applicable to ODS as they are to the Web-publishing macros. In fact, I am preparing a new paper now for some of the fall Regional conferences wherein I run scores of TABULATEs through ODS and create a separate stand-alone cross-tabular Table of Contents with full two-way drill-down navigation between it and the TABULATEs. I'm calling it, "I'll Have the TABULATEs a la ODS Please, With a Table of Contents On the Side". Stay tuned.


PS - for the record, there is a minor, but important typo (mine) in the paper. In the section entitled "ENHANCED %TAB2HTM OUTPUT", the sentence reading,

This would produce a converted value for NE of: <A HREF='enhanced NE_stxdiv_1999_06_01.htm'>NE</A>.

should read,

This would produce a converted value for NE of: <A HREF='enhanced NE_stxdiv_1999_06_01.htm'>NorthEast</A>.



At 08:22 PM 4/30/00 -0400, you wrote: >Ronald J. Fehd posted the following: > > >Thanks Ian, and btw Ray > >This was the key I was looking for: Ray's paper. > >Advanced Tutorials # 17-25 > >You can get there from here and back again > >adding hot-link drill-down to %DS2HTM and %TAB2HTM Output > > > >I created new vars from my proc FREQ output > >and added the links to the values > >ran it thru proc PRINT via ODS and viole! > >table with links in each cell! > > > >details later this afternoon: watch for XTAB2HTM > > > > >Ron, I can't say enough good things about Ray's (Dr. Ray Pass of >Ray Pass Consulting) paper "You Can Get There From Here and Back >Again Adding Hot-Link Dill-Down to %DS2HTM and %TAB2HTM Output"! >With all due respect to the other very clever paper authors, I >think that this is the most important paper that I have read in >the last year! In that paper, Ray illustrates a very clever, >very straight-forward method of creating hot-links within static >HTML tables to "drill down" to other HTML tables and pages. If >you are not currently using SAS/IntrNet, and would like to amaze >your colleagues and confound the SAS-hating crowd in your >organization, you should definitely read this paper. > >About 1.5 weeks ago, I spent a day reading the paper and writing >SAS programs that use Ray's methodology to HTML-ize and hot-link >HTML tables together, based on SAS data sets at my client's site. >My clients were blown away with the results. Just think what you >could do if/when you get your own hot little hands on this >methodology. > >Ray, if I wore one, my hat would be off to you for this very >clever, very useful methodology! > >++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ >Michael A. Raithel >"The man who wrote the book on performance." >Raithel Consulting Services >E-mail: >Author: Tuning SAS Applications in the MVS Environment >+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ >I am a great believer in luck. I find the harder I work, the >more I have of it. -- Stephen Leacock >+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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