Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2002 23:32:51 -0800
Reply-To: Victor Bos <victorbos@HOTMAIL.COM>
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From: Victor Bos <victorbos@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: ODS, Stylesheet= and Proc report trouble - Problem solved
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email@example.com (Victor Bos) wrote in message news:<firstname.lastname@example.org>...
> Hi all,
> I am struggling with the following:
> - I am using the ODS to create an .html file with proc report
> - I want to use an existing stylesheet, so my ODS statement says ODS
> html ... stylesheet=(url='file://thestylesheet.css').
> - The stylesheet contains definitions for 'data', 'dataemphasis',
> 'header', etc so this should work.
> - So far so good.
> - The problem is that my dataset that is input for proc report,
> contains both numeric and character variables. In the html that proc
> report generates, all character variables get the 'Data' class
> attribute, and the numeric variables get none. So, a tablecell for a
> character variable shows <TD class="Data">value</TD> and a numeric
> variable just <TD>value</TD>. As a result my numeric variables are not
> displayed correctly.
> Anyone also had this problem and....found a solution?
I've found the solution to this thing.
The problem lies in a new feature in SAS 8.2, that is that SAS will
use a 'TD' style class definition that will right-justify numeric data
As a result, if you use an existing stylesheet, a TD class must be
present, and it should also contain a 'text-align: right'. Otherwise
all numeric data will mess up. Typically the stylesheet should also
contain a Data class that will automatically be applied to character