John Faustini wrote:
> Yes, ODS is great for many applications, particularly if you want to
> include some of the new "experimental" ODS graphics available in many SAS
> Procedures. But for strictly tabular output, listing output is MUCH more
> compact than anything I have been able to get out of ODS. Even using the
> simplest style I can find--e.g.,
> ods pdf file="fname.pdf" style=Printer;
> still produces a document with twice as many pages as cutting and pasting
> listing output. No doubt one could create an ODS STYLE that would achieve
> what I want (simple listing/tabular output in a compact size--e.g., 8-pt
> font--without a lot of borders and shading and cell margins that take up
> excessive space), but if it exists I haven't found it (and building a
> custom style is more than I want to take on).
> So that brings me back to me original question--is there a way to control
> line size and page size in procdure output in the Output Window? That is
> how do I get SAS to stop ignoring linesize and pagesize options in my
> options statements?
If it is plain ascii output then I have never had any problems with sas
ignoring linesize and page size settings. Try not giving it margin
information or setting these to zero.