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The ODS document is production in SAS 9 and was preproduction in Release 8.2. With it, you can rerender ODS output without rerunning procedures. You also have more control over the structure of the output.

ODS DOCUMENT From Scratch (.pdf)
This paper was presented at SAS Global Forum in 2012.

Have It Your Way: Rearrange and Replay Your Output with ODS DOCUMENT (.pdf) | examples (.zip)
This paper, from SAS Global Forum 2009, illustrates how to capture your output and save it in an ODS Document store. Then you can create custom folders and a custom folder hierarchy using ODS DOCUMENT and PROC DOCUMENT in order to rearrange and replay your output.

ODS DOCUMENT Tip Sheet (.pdf)
These quick reference guides were popular at SAS Global Forum 2008. We put the most frequently used information on one sheet of paper. Print on both sides of legal-sized (8.5 x 14 inches) paper.

SAS Output Delivery System: User's Guide
This is the online SAS documentation. Be sure to check the What's New topics.

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