The DOCUMENT Procedure

OBBNOTE Statement

Creates or modifies an object heading (lines of text) before the output object.
Managing Entries


Required Argument

specifies the name of the ODS output object.

Optional Arguments

specifies the alignment of the object heading.
aligns the object heading with the left margin.
centers the object heading between the left and right margins.
aligns the object heading with the right margin.
specifies the relative line that contains the object heading.
Default:If you omit n, then SAS assumes a value of 1. Therefore, specify either OBBNOTE or OBBNOTE1 for the first text line.
Range:1– 10
Tips:The OBBNOTE line with the highest number appears on the bottom line.

You can create notes that contain blank lines between them. For example, if you specify a text string with an OBBNOTE statement that is followed by an OBBNOTE3 statement, then a blank line separates the two lines of text.

specifies that a table containing the output object’s footers will be written to active destinations.
specifies the text string that becomes the object heading.
You can customize object headings by inserting BY variable values (#BYVALn), BY variable names (#BYVARn), or BY lines (#BYLINE) into object headings that are specified in PROC DOCUMENT steps. After you specify the object heading text, embed the items at the position where you want them to appear. For more information, see Customizing Labels, Titles, and Footnotes with BY Variables .
Length:The maximum text length is 32000 characters.
Requirement:All text strings must be enclosed in quotation marks.
If no text string is specified, then the OBBNOTE statement deletes all existing object headings for the specified output object only.