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Date:         Thu, 21 Feb 2002 04:39:22 -0800
Reply-To:     Stig Eide <stigeide@YAHOO.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Stig Eide <stigeide@YAHOO.COM>
Subject:      Re: How to keep macro internal output away from the ods
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If I understood your problem right, the only thing you need is to start reading the infile at line ~4 instead of the deafault line 1? This is done with the firstobs=4 option in the infile statement. Hope this helps. Stig Eide alte@MAIL.UNI-GREIFSWALD.DE (Dietrich Alte) wrote in message news:<>... > Dear all, > > for writing a report with numerous similar tables I need your help: > > I have a macro that produces a table with proc tabulate. I would like > to send the whole thing to a rich text formatted file (ods rtf). that > works fine, > but, alas: the macro also writes values which are needed for further > calculations to a file using something like > > proc printto file="holdsas.del" new; > > and reads these with an infile statement back later. When I write my > ods rtf statement before the macro call, I get the proc printto > results also in the rtf file, but I want only the table. One way out > would be to redesign the macro for use with the ods facility, but as > it has > 500 lines, I am not very much inclined to go that way. > > Is there any way to prevent the proc printto results from entering my > rtf file? I have played with ods exclude, but to no avail. > > Any help much appreciated. > > ----------------------------------------------------------------- > Dietrich Alte (Statistician, Dipl.-Stat.) > University of Greifswald - Medical Faculty > Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine > Walther-Rathenau-Str. 48, D-17487 Greifswald, Germany > Phone +49 (0) 3834 - 86 77 13, fax +49 (0) 3834 - 86 66 84 > Email > Institute > Study > -----------------------------------------------------------------

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