SAS®  Output Delivery System (ODS)

Customize, format and direct SAS output to a variety of output destinations, including plain text, HTML, PDF, PostScript, RTF, XML, PowerPoint, Excel, and EPUB. The SAS Output Delivery System (ODS) is a flexible component of Base SAS that overcomes the limitations of traditional SAS output.

The most recent releases are SAS 9.4M7 and SAS® Viya® 3.5.

What's New

The following enhancements have been made to the Output Delivery System:

SAS Viya 3.4

  • The ODS Destination for Microsoft Word supports these new features:
    • The COLUMNS= option specifies the number of columns to place across each page of output.
    • The SUBJECT= option inserts the text string that you specify as the subject into the metadata of a file.
    • You can standardize Word-specific styles using the SAS Registry. For an example, see Changing SAS Registry Settings for ODS in SAS Output Delivery System: User's Guide.
    • SVG is a supported file type.
  • The ODS Destination for Excel supports the SUBJECT= option.
  • The ODS Destination for PowerPoint supports the SUBJECT= option.

SAS 9.4M7

  • No enhancements have been made to SAS 9.4M7.

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SAS Viya 3.5 & SAS 9.4


Previous Versions

9.X

SAS 9.3 Output Delivery System (ODS) and ODS Graphics

  • Getting Started with the SAS 9.3 Output Delivery System PDF | HTML
  • SAS 9.3 Graph Template Language: Reference, Third Edition PDF | HTML
  • SAS 9.3 Graph Template Language: User's Guide PDF | HTML
  • SAS 9.3 ODS Graphics: Procedures Guide, Third Edition PDF | HTML
  • SAS 9.3 ODS Graphics: Getting Started with Business and Statistical Graphics PDF | HTML
  • SAS 9.3 ODS Graphics Designer: User's Guide PDF | HTML
  • SAS 9.3 ODS Graphics Editor: User's Guide PDF | HTML
  • SAS 9.3 Output Delivery System: User's Guide, Second Edition PDF | HTML

SAS 9.2 Output Delivery System (ODS)

  • SAS 9.2 Output Delivery System: User's Guide PDF | HTML   

SAS 9.1.3 Output Delivery System (ODS)

  • SAS 9.1.3 Output Delivery System: User's Guide PDF    

SAS 9.1 Output Delivery System (ODS)

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